It used to be so easy to get to distant dive locations with virtually any amount of camera gear needed to do the job. Now, airline restrictions on baggage weight have made traveling with camera gear expensive. Here are our tips for avoiding those fees.
Divers have an intimate connection to our equipment. But the history, evolution and hidden inner workings of many integral pieces of our collective kit might be a mystery to many of us. Check out these 13 curious details, historical head-scratchers and surprising facts, including why dive watches glow and what the heck is the “Bends-O-Matic?”
Want to video dolphins riding the bow wake? How about a shark or sailfish that comes close to the boat? UCLS’s new Polecam enables photographers to capture the action from all new angles. Mated to the GoPro underwater video system on a tripod mount, the 24-inch painted wood poles can extend your reach and facilitate accessories mounting with a male and a female connector at each end. Polecam sections are $9.95, and caps run $9.95-25.95 depending on the model.CONTACT www.ulcs.com
Bring home the goods. Underwater imaging tools — from compact systems to high-end DLSRs and HD video cameras — are more capable and user-friendly than ever. This new selection lets anyone shoot like a pro.
This compact design for the GoPro allows the photographer to add a light to their camera. The Pistol grip consists of a handle with ball, a clamp, a ball for the light, and a tripod mount for the GoPro. Any light can be added. Any light can be added. This grip puts the camera upside down; but the software allows for photographing upside down. Package price $83 plus cost of light adapterUltralight Control Systemsinfo@ulcs.comwww.ulcs.com