For full-fledged DLSR capability without the size and weight, Olympus’ new PEN E- PL2, outfitted with the PT-EP03 housing, is a worthy travel companion that also captures HD video.For more information, visit www.getolympus.com
Share Your Adventures. Are you primed to step up to advanced DSLR levels? Transitioning to high-definition video? Or maybe you’re just ready to try a housing for the point-and-shoot you already love — options abound in this roster of feature-rich still and video cameras and imaging accessories to outfit your own underwater studio.What You Need To Know: Underwater Photography
10 Simple Strategies for Making the Best Purchase Possible1. Start at Your Local PADI Dive ShopThis is where to find the most trusted advice. Well-trained staff will know the local environment and can also advise on what you’ll need for travel. And there’s no substitute for getting fitted by an expert. 2. Look at What Your Instructor is Using
Smart Trends: Four Advances in Dive Gear That You Should Know AboutTravel Gear: With lightweight regs, travel BCs and compact fins, it’s never been easier to pack more gear into less space — without impacting performance.Tec-Lite: The line between “tec” and “rec” is blurring, a good thing for recreational divers who want some of the capabilities — or just the bad-to-the-bone look — of technical gear.