27Jan

NEW INTERESTING PRODUCTS SPOTTED AT THE BOOT SHOW IN DUSSELDORF

Your narrator was working undercover at the Boot water sports and diving show last week in Düsseldorf and managed to check out some new interesting photography related kit. The Dive section covered one massive hall from total of 17 and photography section had a part of another hall dedicated to us photo enthusiast. Here are […]

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29Dec

QUICK REVIEW: SEALIFE MICRO HD AND HD+ CAMERAS

Generally I haven’t been a fan of Sealife cameras. They have always tried to advertise their products as specialist “mede-for” underwater cameras whereas in reality the actual camera inside the housing has been a sub-standard cheapy compact, something you could buy for £79 from Tescos. The rubber coated Sealife housings have always been very good but […]

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17Nov

NEW DEEPSHOTS PRODUCT: PANASONIC 7-14 ZOOM GEAR

Deepshots is happy to announce a new sibling to its growing 3D printed gear family. The latest arrival is the Deepshots Panasonic 7-14 Zoom gear especially designed for the superb Panasonic Lumix G Vario 7-14mm f4 ultra wide-angle lens. This gear is an affordable alternative to Nauticam’s original piece. The gear is intended to be used with Nauticam […]

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28Oct

QUICK REVIEW: OLYMPUS E-PL7 AND PT-EP12 HOUSING

Olympus Pen cameras have been a cost effective way of taking your photography to the next level and upgrading to a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera. I’ve dived with many of the previous E-PL cameras and all of them have performed very pleasantly underwater, with the exception of one constant niggle with the PT-EPx housings. Olympus has […]

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08Oct

NEW PRODUCT: DEEPSHOTS PANASONIC 8MM FOCUS GEAR

I’m pleased to announce a new addition to the 3D printed Deepshots gear range: The Deepshots Panasonic 8mm Focus gear. This fisheye m43rds lens is a popular choice among underwater photo and videographers with Panasonic or Olympus compact system camera set-up. The Deepshots Panasonic 8mm gear is especially aimed at enthusiast and serious videographers who will […]

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16Sep

INTRODUCING: DEEPSHOTS YS-D1 SOFTBOX MACRO DIFFUSER

Deepshots is happy to introduce a new Softbox diffuser for Sea&Sea YS-D1 underwater strobe. This softbox is designed to create even, more balanced and natural looking macro photos underwater. Traditionally underwater strobes like the D1 create sharp shadows even with their supplied diffusers. With the Deepshots D1 Softbox you can take beautifully lit macro shots […]

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15Sep

NEWS: CANON ANNOUNCES WP-DC54 HOUSING FOR G7 X CAMERA

Sony’s RX100 camera range has been immensely popular high-end compact camera for underwater photography. Its large 1″ sensor combined with high quality optics have placed it in its own category without much competition. Whilst companies like Sony and Olympus have been innovating with complete new levels of cameras Canon, as always, have been like a […]

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01Sep

DEEPSHOTS GEAR REVIEW FOR UWP BY PHIL RUDIN

Deepshots gears were reviewed for the latest UWP Magazine by Phil Rudin. Here’s the text in full in case you don’t want to go to the source. Thank you Phil for the review: Deepshots is a small manufacturing company located in London, UK which is operated by Jussi Hokkanen. Deepshots “missing bits store” designs and […]

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15Jul

HOTBOX: DEEPSHOTS UNDERWATER SOFTBOX FOR INON S-2000

Introducing an underwater softbox for Inon S-2000 strobes! In my previous life, before becoming a crazy inventor, I did lots of studio photography and used all sorts of light softeners including giant soft boxes. In my recent trip to Philippines I came up with a thought to design a uw softbox for my Inon S-2000 […]

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19Jun

QUICK REVIEW: NAUTICAM NA-EM10 HOUSING FOR OLYMPUS E-M10

Olympus’ OM-D EM camera series have already gained almost legendary status as underwater cameras. When it all started few years back they also were legendarily expensive in comparison with their peers. The latest Olympus m34rds camera the OM-D E-M10 has been out for a while now and it is much pleasantly priced as it starts […]

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11Jun

DIVING WITH ACQUAPAZZA APSO-RX100II HOUSING

A while back I introduced a fairly new housing company, called Acquapazza, onto this website. The Japanese outfit has shown lots of promise lately and produce a growing range of beautiful and slightly alternatively designed housings. Acquapazza has especially been concentrating on Sony cameras and now I have finally spend almost two weeks in the […]

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03Jun

NEW DEEPSHOTS PRODUCTS: 60mm FOCUS AND 14-42mm EZ ZOOM GEAR

There are now two additional gears joining the small but clever Deepshots gear community. First one is the Olympus 60mm macro focus gearing for Nauticam housings. This 3D printed gear is a great and cheap alternative for the Nauticam’s original gear. It costs £60 and comes with a small slit at the side of the […]

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29Apr

VIDEO: STORY OF CREATION

Story of 12-50 gearing creation: This gear is now available for £60. email me for more details.    

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27Apr

INTRODUCING: MISSING BITS BY DEEPSHOTS

You might have noticed that I haven’t posted anything for a while. This is because I have been busy with a new project. In the future Deepshots will also take a new direction. See… Lately I’ve had my inventors hat on. Introducing Missing bits by Deepshots. The latest revolution in manufacturing is upon us. Manufacturing […]

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14Mar

HANDS ON: FUJI XQ1 CAMERA WITH WP-XQ1 HOUSING

I managed to have little hands on time with the upcoming Fujifilm WP-XQ1 housing in the Photography Show at the NEC Birmingham last week. The new housing should be available shortly and it will fit the not-anymore-so-new  XQ1 camera by the same company. Here’s just a quick recap what you can expect from this new […]

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03Mar

HANDS ON: CANON POWERSHOT D30 WATERPROOF CAMERA

Today I had a chance for quick hands on experience with Canon D30 camera at Canon’s busy stand at the Photography Show. Although the camera I saw was still a pre-production model, according to the show staff it was 99% ready to go. The PowerShot D30 camera will very soon replace the previous Canon PowerShot […]

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26Feb

QUICK REVIEW: NAUTICAM NA-BMPCC FOR BLACK MAGIC POCKET CINEMA CAMERA

Some years ago, to capture anywhere near broadcast quality underwater HD-video, you needed giant cameras inside even bigger housings, not to even mention the prices yet. Then came video DSLRs and now we also have various POV cameras with increasingly high image qualities. One thing was still missing though: a small and compact camera capable […]

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27Jan

QUICK REVIEW: NAUTICAM NA-EM1 HOUSING FOR OLYMPUS OM-D E-M1

Compact system cameras have already pretty much replaced low and mid-range DSLR cameras when it comes to underwater photography. The killer combination of size, value and high-quality results make them an easy choice for almost all underwater photographers apart from a few hard-core professionals. In the last couple of years the mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras […]

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