underwater Photo Course :: (3) Diving with a Camera :: Strategy :: Entering the Water
Entering the Water with an Underwater Camera
U/W Photo Course
Learn u/w photography the easy way!
The majority of flooded cameras happen when you first get
in the water. Forward and backward roll entries are not recommended as lenses
and ports can be momentarily dislodged causing o-ringThe rubber ring that seals underwater camera equipment. seals to open.
If you must
jump in, inflate your jacket and hold the camera at arms-length above your head.
Even when jumping from height, such as from the gunwales of a large boat, the camera
takes the least impact!
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