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Dive Photo Guide

Are you comfortable in the water and ready to start capturing your encounters? Have you been using a basic camera and want to upgrade? Or do you need a fully-fledged rig that can take on the toughest subjects in the most difficult dive conditions? Whatever your needs, and whatever your budget, check out DPG’s Underwater Photo/Video Equipment Guide for a comprehensive, up-to-date roundup of the best gear for underwater shooters. Whether you want a simple setup for posting pics and clips to social media or a premium system for creating high-resolution images for print and the highest-quality pro-level video productions, we have lots of great recommendations for you!


Compact Cameras

Mirrorless Cameras

DSLR Cameras




Accessories for GoPro


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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