Sea & Sea S-D1 Strobe
Lighter than the popular YS -110a and less than half the weight of the pro-level YS -250, the D1 delivers 25 percent more light energy than the YS -110a, making it a powerful strobe. Even better, it’s compatible with many cameras. Contact: seaandsea.com MSRP: $750
There’s never been a better time to jump into the world of underwater photography. Here are eight compact systems and six cool accessories to help you get started.
The race among manufacturers to create smaller cameras with more features — while keeping prices low — has led to a range of do-it-all compacts suitable for beginners or savvy semi-pros. It’s tough to keep up with the ever-changing technology, but manufacturers are doing just that — creating innovative, high-quality housings that enable photographers to access a camera’s cool features. We’ve selected eight new systems — all starting at less than $2,000 — along with six must-have accessories, perfect for those looking to get started in underwater photography.