James Wiseman’s Buoyancy Collar Review
Since I started underwater digital photography, I’ve dove with a number of different camera and housing combinations. The one thing they all shared is that they all had different handling characteristics underwater…:-) For me, the two most important of these characteristics have always been size, and in-water weight. This article describes a way to optimize the in-water weight of your rig – and shows how I made a buoyancy collar for my system. If you are interested in making some kind of buoyancy module for your set-up, I encourage you to make a closed-cell foam ring to fit around your port, or around your strobe arms. For a few hours of work and less than $100 you can make a useful underwater photography tool, and one that will help you take better photographs.