04Aug

INTRODUCING: DEEPSHOTS Z TENTACLE SOLID CORE FIBRE OPTIC SNOOT

It has been a long time coming but finally the Deepshots tentacle series is complete with the addition of the Z Tentacle. The new Z Tentacle is a 3D printed  solid core fibre optic snoot for Inon Z-240 and D-2000 strobe units. If you missed the earlier post about Deepshots Tentacles you should read it […]

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03Jun

PROJECT: CUSTOM GEARS FOR SONY A7S WITH CANON AND METABONES

Few weeks back I was involved in an interesting project where I designed custom gearings for an UK based Ammonite Film company for their still undisclosed project. The guys from Ammonite wanted to film high quality video footage with Sony Alpha A7S inside Nauticam NA-A7 housing. My services were required as their lens choices were slightly […]

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14Apr

INTRODUCING: DEEPSHOTS TENTACLE, SOLID CORE FIBRE OPTIC SNOOT

Deepshots is happy to announce the latest addition to its product range: A flexible underwater snoot for the Inon-S2000 and the Sea & Sea YS-D1 underwater strobes, also known as the Deepshots Tentacle The Deepshots Tentacle snoot is a unique fibre optic snoot currently on the market as it utilities a 10mm thick solid core […]

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24Mar

MACRO LENS TEST: NAUTICAM CMC-1 VS INON UCL-100 AND SUBSEE +10

Nauticam’s Compact Macro Converter or CMC-1 is the new wet interchangeable add-on lens that promises even more magnification and higher quality macro shots. It’d predominantly designed to be fitted on compact and mirrorless camera housings, although it will work with certain DSLR lenses also. You can read manufacturers blurb about how amazing it is from […]

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04Mar

CANON G7X LENS TESTS: RECSEA AND NAUTICAM SIDE BY SIDE

It’s been a while since I’ve done any lens test here at Deepshots. To be honest I have been busy with my Missing Bits Gears and other new (still unannounced) products. Recently there has been a lot of confusion about the underwater wet lens choices for the newish Canon G7X large sensor compact camera. Because […]

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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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