I have wanted to take my camera under water for a few years now, but haven’t been able to justify the price of an underwater case as I don’t make my income in this field. However, I think it will be a handy addition to my kit and something I can get some new and creative shots with.
I came across Dan Himbrechts blog (a talented photographer from my field) and found he had done a review on the DiCAPac waterproof case. It isn’t a full blown case with all the functions, you pretty much can only use the shutter button, so its very limiting and you want to be careful when taking it out in rough conditions. I wouldn’t be taking my 5D Mark II out in it when when the surf is 6ft.
But for a case that’s only $150 AUD versus $2000 for a proper one with all functions, it’s a a good deal and a chance to get creative in a whole new world under the water. I can see myself using it alot and already have some ideas I can’t wait to try out.
I was pretty excited to take it out in the water the moment I got it, so my good friend Jimmy came around and we headed out for a snorkel around a small bay in Sydney harbor.
This shot reminds me of when you are struggling to get to the surface, you just make it and get half a breath in before the next wave comes crashing down.
If you’re interested in this underwater case check out Dan Himbrechts blog.
I will have some more shots from the underwater world from my last week in this tropical climate before heading back for the Northern Hemisphere session in the States.
I’m going for a wave, catch ya soon.