underwater Photo Course :: (2) Equipment Guide :: Underwater Camera Housings :: Underwater Strobes
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Electronic flash is the most practical method to add light underwater and is provided
by purpose built underwater electronic flashguns (more often called Strobes).
There can be no argument that the strobe is as important to underwater photography as
the underwater camera/housingA casing or box with waterproof seals designed to contain a camera or other equipment in such a way that it can be used underwater.. We need a strobe to be able to see color lost due to the effects of depth.
Some 95% of underwater photos use strobe (even if it is so subtle as to not be obvious one is used).
However, choosing an underwater strobe can be even more confusing
than buying a camera as there are more manufacturers, and more models, to choose from.
Next >> Choice of underwater Strobe