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amones369 07-31-2010 04:54 PM

Underwater Photography
 
Hey,

I'm a fairly avid diver (saltwater), and am considering getting into underwater photography. I'm pretty much just looking for any advice anybody can give me on equiptment. I have take photography classes in the past, but I am new to underwater photography. Any idea of a good beginners camera? I'd like something versatile since I dive everything from 15 feet deep to 200 feet deep. If anyone could point me in the right direction that would be great.

Thanks in advance.

Fusion MK 07-31-2010 08:37 PM

Waterproof cases for DSLRs (For example, D90s and EOSs) usually cost TWO TO THREE times the amount for the camera itself (And sometimes 5-10 times). If you aren't serious about underwater photography, you should just buy a camera that already is waterproofed. However, they usually focus mainly on staying waterproof, so the quality of the pictures are usually not too good (think 4-5 megapixels). So it's a serious trade-off between quality and price.


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