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
Having the right dive equipment can make a big difference to your scuba diving experience. Here are some of our best tips, tricks and strategies about getting the most out of your dive accessories — from diving knives to lights.
Find the right tool for the job. From dive lights that illuminate hidden wonders to travel bags that save you cash at the airline counter to gadgets that will make your dive safer, these accessories can solve most any scuba dilemma.
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
We polled hundreds of PADI dive professionals for their best tips for buying, using and maintaining scuba gear. Here are 10 of the most useful nuggets of expert equipment advice to help divers of every skill level.
Technical diving has always seemed a bit out of reach for me — too complicated, too difficult, too risky. But my mind has been seriously changed thanks to PADI’s recent Tec Xplor Days, a series of three events offering divers the chance to sample the latest in tec diving gear and rebreather technology in a safe, controlled — and free — environment.