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Final Days to Enter May Monthly Contest
By Joseph Tepper, May 30, 2011 @ 07:54 PM (EST)

Again, time seems to have flown by as the deadline for the May Monthly photo contest is only days away! The theme for this month’s monthly contest is “Big Animals” and the deadline is May 31st. 

Whether it is a shot of a powerful shark, graceful whale, or playful dolphin, shots of big animals seem to always enstill a sense of awe. Submit your best big animal shots for the chance to win a $200 gift certificate to Backscatter and the glory that comes with winning the DPG monthly contest. 

More About Backscatter

Imagine a large photo store dedicated to nothing but underwater photography. With two locations, Backscatter has the largest inventory of underwater photography equipment and the largest staff of active photographers.  From affordable point and shoot cameras to professional level systems, our experienced staff can help guide your purchasing decision with great prices. We dive, shoot, and service everything we sell!

The Best Point & Shoot Cameras

Not all waterproof cameras perform well underwater.  Backscatter does a rigorous analysis of all compact cameras for underwater photography and video, and we stock the very best of these. Whether you're a first time shooter or just looking for a great compact solution, you'll find the best systems available in our online store.

Professional Photo and Video

From the latest SLR cameras to professional grade video systems, the experienced staff at Backscatter will help you find the best system for your needs.  Backscatter stocks cameras from Nikon, Canon, Sony, and Olympus along with the lenses, housings and accessories necessary for shooting them underwater. If you're interested in moving up to an advanced system or are a professional working in the broadcast industry, we have you covered. 

Factory Trained Service

Is your gear a little crusty? Our in-house technicians are experts in repairing housings, strobes, lights and more. After getting your equipment ship-shape, we test your gear hydrostatically (in-water) to ensure the highest quality of workmanship.



Nikon Z6 III
SeaLife SportDiver Ultra Smartphone Housing
Backscatter Hybrid Flash HF-1
Isotta Housing for OM System OM-1 I & II
Nauticam Fisheye Conversion Port (FCP)
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