Underwater Photography Reviews

At UWPG we review new housings, cameras, lenses, strobes, video lights, focus lights, wet lenses, diopters and ports for underwater photo and video.

Canon EOS R3: Initial Thoughts & Review
Canon's newest top camera
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Why the Canon EOS R5 is Still Our Favorite
After diving with the Canon R5 for a year, these are our favorite (and least favorite) things about it....
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The Sony FX3 Underwater Review & Housing
The Sony FX3 has the Same Amazing Underwater Video Capability as the Sony A7S III in an FX Cinema-Line Body
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Sony A1 vs Canon EOS R5
Breaking Down Two Heavy Hitters
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Sony A1 Review
1 Camera to Rule the All? An underwater review of the Sony A1 - Sony's best, full-frame camera.
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Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro: Initial
The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro is a solid upgrade from the original BMPCC 6K with better battery life and built-in ND filters
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Nikon Z7II & Z6II Review
The Best Nikon Cameras for Underwater Photo and Video
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Sony a7C: Initial Thoughts & Review
The world's smallest full-frame mirrorless camera (with IBIS) is also one of our top picks for an entry-level full-frame underwater camera!
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Canon EOS R6 Review
The Canon EOS R6 is the best value underwater camera with a 20.1 MP full-frame sensor capable of 12 fps burst shooting, 4K video @ 60fps, and IBIS
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Sony A7S III Review
The Sony A7S III is Sony's newest full frame mirrorless video-oriented camera with 4K @ 120fps capability and a wide range of recording options for any workflow. Our full review includes sample underwater photos and video.
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Insta360 One R Underwater Review
The Insta360 One R action camera introduces a modular design for multifaceted fields of view with 5.3K video, 360 video, FlowState Stabilization, Hyperlapse, and a wide range of accessories
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The "Big 3" Best Underwater Cameras
Comparing the Canon EOS R5, Sony A7R IV, and Nikon Z7
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GoPro Hero9 Black Review
The GoPro Hero9 Black is an excellent underwater action camera capable of 5K video, 8X slow motion, 20 MP photos, and improved Hypersmooth stabilization
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SeaLife Micro 3.0 Review
The easiest to use underwater compact camera on the market featuring 4K video @ 30 fps and 16 MP images
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Canon EOS R5 Review
The Canon EOS R5 is one of the most exciting cameras of 2020 for underwater photo and video featuring 8K video, a new 45 MP CMOS sensor, in-body image-stabilization, and 12 fps burst shooting!
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Nikon Z5: Initial Thoughts & Review
The Nikon Z5 full-frame mirrorless camera is the newest, most affordable entry level full-frame camera on the market with 24.3MP of resolution!
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Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III Review
The Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III is the top micro four thirds camera for underwater photography, similar to the Mark II
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Nikon D780 Review
The Nikon D780 is a revolutionary new full-frame DSLR with phase detect live view AF, AF tracking, 12 fps burst shooting, and 4K video
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Best Underwater Cinema Cameras
An overview of cinema cameras for underwater use
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Canon 1DX Mark III: First Look & Review
The Canon 1DX Mark III is Canon's top DSLR ever made. It features a incredible processing power resulting in a record breaking buffer, 5.5K video with RAW recording up to 60 fps, and more!
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Nikon Z50 Review
The new Nikon Z50 is one of the top cropped sensor cameras for underwater photography and video
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Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III Review
A detailed look at the new Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III for underwater photography and videography
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Sony RX100 VII Review
The Sony RX100 VII’s performs great underwater! Sony made spectacular updates to autofocus and burst shooting...
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Sony a6100 Review
A full review of the Sony a6100’s underwater performance, new features, and updates to the a6000
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Sea & Sea DX-6G Camera and Housing Review
The Sea & Sea DX-6G camera and housing combo is an ultra-compact, point-and-shoot underwater system
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GoPro Hero 8 Underwater Review
A first look at the GoPro 8’s underwater performance including hypersmooth image stabilization, new mod capabilities, improved HDR photos, and 4K video @ 60p
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Panasonic GH5S Underwater Video
The Panasonic GH5S is one of the most capable underwater video cameras on the market. Check out some amazing video footage.
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Sony A7R IV Review
The Sony A7R IV is a top underwater camera boasting a 61 MP sensor, 10fps burst shooting, and excellent autofocus capability!
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Canon G7X Mark III Review
The Canon G7X Mark III is a top compact underwater camera featuring 4K video, 20 fps burst shooting, slow motion video, and more!
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Sony a6600 Underwater: First Look & Review
A first look at the Sony a6600’s underwater performance, new features, and updates to the a6500
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Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K: First Look and
The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K features 6k resolution, a larger sensor, and dual gain ISO
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Olympus TG-6 Review
A full review of Olympus Tough TG-6's underwater performance, ergonomics, and updates to the TG-5.
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Panasonic Lumix S1H First Look & Review
Panasonic introduces the S1H, the first full-frame mirrorless cinema camera capable of 6K video!
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Sony a6400 Camera Review
Sony introduces its next mirrorless Alpha line, cropped sensor camera - the a6400
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Canon EOS R Review
The Canon EOS R features a full-frame, 30.3 megapixel sensor and the best underwater auto focus and ergonomics of any full-frame mirrorless camera
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Paralenz Dive Camera Review
An in-depth review of the Paralenz Dive Camera featuring an underwater video camera built for scuba diving
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GoPro Hero 7 Underwater Camera Review
An in-depth review of the new GoPro HERO 7 Black for underwater use featuring amazing improvements in underwater video and photo
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Coldwater Diving with the Paralenz
The Paralenz Dive Camera is compact, durable, and ergonomic - everything a coldwater diver needs
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Nikon Z7 and Z6 Camera Review
Nikon entered the mirrorless market with their new Z-series, featuring a full-frame sensor, some great specs and a bold lens mount redesign.
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Fujifilm X-T3: Taking Fujifilm Underwater
How will Fujifilm's highest resolution APS-C camera, the X-T3, perform underwater?
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