Underwater TTL Reference GuideTTL is an automatic strobe exposure system and a great tool for beginning underwater photographers. TTL systems will allow you to focus on strobe placement while it figures out the best strobe exposure. Itís not fail proof, but modern systems have become surprisingly accurate and help make underwater photography even more fun.
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. Weíve had the chance to spend time in the water with all of the above, and each has their benefits and drawbacks. Hereís how the 1Dx Mark II stacks up...
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, Iím most excited with the ability to use rear curtain sync with Canon DSLR cameras.
Nikon D500 Underwater Camera ReviewThe D500 is Nikonís long awaited update to the D300. With blazing shooting speed and Nikonís first dive into 4K video, see how this camera performs in the water in our full review with images and video.
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!
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?
Sony a7R Mark II Underwater ReviewThe Sony A7R Mark II is a full frame mirrorless camera that shoots 42 MP stills, 4K video, and has low light capability that is second only to the best low light camera ever, the Sony A7S. Can the new A7R perform on all fronts as promised? Read on to see photos and 4K video from this revolutionary camera.