GoPro HERO5 Hands-on Underwater ReviewWe've put the new GoPro HERO5 through a series of test dives and have explored all the menus. Watch the videos below for an overview of new features and great underwater footage.
Canon 5D Mark IV Camera ReviewCanon has just announced the Canon 5D Mark IV Camera. This long awaited camera looks to have some great features with some beautiful options for underwater. Stay tuned for more information and reviews on the the camera.
Rear Curtain Sync - Put motion in your underwater photographyThe team here at Backscatter is celebrating recent advances in TTL circuitry for underwater housings. You can read a summary of these new options in our TTL roundup article. Personally, I’m most excited with the ability to use rear curtain sync with Canon DSLR cameras.
Canon 1Dx Mark II Underwater Camera ReviewHere at Backscatter we are fortunate to have a large customer base of professional underwater filmmakers. This year our conversations have revolved around three cameras: Red Weapon/EPIC Dragon, Sony a7R Mark II, and the new Canon 1DX II. We’ve had the chance to spend time in the water with all of the above, and each has their benefits and drawbacks. Here’s how the 1Dx Mark II stacks up...
Best Underwater Compact Cameras for 2016Updated in March 2016! We reviewed dozens of options and picked the best cameras suited for underwater photography. Top rated cameras for our 2016 review include the GoPro Hero4, Olympus TG-4, Sony RX100 IV, Olympus E-M5 MkII, Panasonic GH4 and more!
Nikon D500 Underwater Camera ReviewThe D500 is Nikon’s long awaited update to the D300. With blazing shooting speed and Nikon’s first dive into 4K video, see how this camera performs in the water in our full review with images and video.
Sony a6300 Underwater Test and ReviewThe Sony A6300 can almost be any camera you want it to be. You can shoot it like a compact with the kit lens and add wet lenses for wide angle and macro, or go totally pro with top grade dedicated SLR type optics. With a price tag of $999 can it live up to the high performance levels one would expect from its specs?