Posts Tagged ‘underwaterphotography’

Agency Films First Underwater Time Slice in South Africa for Mineral Water Ad

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Portugal’s Krypton Films, in collaboration with production company Moonlighting and marine support company Frog Squad, recently succeeded in filming what they claim to be South Africa’s first ever underwater time slice for an Aqua Das Pedras mineral water commercial. Read more…

BTS: Hasselblad H5D ‘Not Just a Fairytale’ Ad Campaign Shoot

For its H5D ad campaign, Hasselblad approached underwater photographer Henrik Sorensen, knowing that he would put together something worthwhile. What he came up with is a “twisted take” on Denmark as a fairytale country that he’s calling “Not Just a Fairytale,” and the above video takes us behind the scenes at the underwater shoot. Read more…

Underwater Photo Shoot Pairs Model and Manta Ray in Mesmerizing Dance

About a month ago, photographers Shawn Heinrichs and Kristian Schmidt‘s revolutionary whale shark fashion/conservation shoot went viral on the internet — using incredible photography to draw attention to the plight of the whale shark.

Following in the footsteps of that project, Heinrichs and Schmidt teamed up again, this time putting together a mesmerizing set of photographs alongside the above video as part of the conservation effort Manta Ray of Hope. Read more…

AirLock System Lets You Test Waterproof Camera Housings for Leaks

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Underwater photo gear company Backscatter has released a new product that’s designed to give photographers peace of mind when diving with expensive camera gear in waterproof housings. Called the AirLock Vacuum System, it’s a new device that lets you verify that your housing is completely free of leaks before you take it into the water.
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Outex: A ‘Drysuit’ Housing for Your DSLR That Won’t Break the Bank

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Waterproof housings for your DSLR typically come in two varieties: cheap bags that leave you wanting more in way of results, or extremely expensive cases that leave your bank account wanting more in way of funds. Outex hits a happy medium, providing much higher quality results than your typical bag housing for between $250 and $400 depending on your camera. Read more…

Reuters’ Underwater Camera for Shooting Olympic Swimmers

Here’s a brief video in which Reuters shows off the special underwater camera it created to shoot swimming competitions at the London Olympics. The design was derived from the cameras used during the BP oil spill back in 2010.

Momentum: Life as a Top Notch Surf Photographer

If you’ve ever flipped through a surf magazine and wondered how some of those incredible barrel riding pictures were taken, then this two part Momentum documentary on surf photographer Zak Noyle will be particularly interesting to you.

When you think of underwater photography the first thing that comes to mind is typically colorful fish in deep waters, and a man decked out in scuba gear. That’s nothing like the kind of work Noyle does for a living. His kind of photography involves swimming in, under and around massive waves with only a helmet, wetsuit and flippers to help him as he hunts down that perfect shot. Read more…

Stunning Underwater Photography

Having just mentioned National Geographic yesterday, it’s appropriate that we’re featuring a photographer whose work has been used in the magazine many times over. David Doubilet is certainly one of the greatest underwater photographers in the world, and his work in both fresh and salt water, in both black and white and color, really leaves one breathless. Read more…

Ethereal Underwater Photographs by Elena Kalis

Elena Kalis is a Bahamas-based photographer that specializes in underwater photography. Among her projects are a series of photographs that put an underwater twist on Alice in Wonderland.
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