The 4″ dome port is perfect for surf photography with the Samyang 8mm f2.8 V2 fisheye or Sony 16mm and Fisheye converter, the ST100 strobe can be used for surf photography, the neoprene cover is a must-buy for Salted Line owners.
If you need the best image quality and consistent focus performance, get the Sony 100-400mm. If not, the Sony 55-210mm + teleconverter works great too.
The Sea Frogs Salted Line a6xxx series is a versatile water housing that has all the features surf photographers need, and some they don’t. Watch my full first impressions video to find out all about this brand new surf housing.
Summary: Make a surfer stand out by creating a silhouette effect This is my favourite surf photo from March 2017: Sony a6000, Mieke 6.5mm circular fisheye, ISO 100, 1/1000, f4, 6.5mm I’m pretty sure this was the only time I went to North Cornwall for a surf in 2017. It’s just over an hours drive […]
The Meikon surf housing fits the a6000, a6300 and a6500, has interchangeable ports and a pistol grip and starts at $277 US
For sale – Used CMT water housing for Sony a6000 with pistol grip and dome port – located in New Jersey, USA, price: $1100 US
Sony have announced their new top end apsc sensor mirrorless camera, the Sony a6500. It’s got some really cool features, but are they enough to make it the best option for surf photographers? Here’s a comparison table showing the key features of Sony’s alpha 6000 series of camera bodies for surf photography: a6000 a6300 a6500 […]
If you’re wondering which surf housing to buy for your Sony a6000 or a6300 this housing comparison will help. I’ve used several of the most popular options for shooting surf photography with the Sony a6000 series, and I’m going to go through which one is most suitable for you. All the options I talk about […]
UPDATE: I’ve added some info on video start/stop controls that I missed in the original post, basically you can start stop video on the a6300 with the C2 button. The Aquatech ATB A6000 and ATB A6300 are the latest water housings for the Sony a6000 and a6300 cameras. There could be a few reasons to […]
Salty Surf Housings make one of the first off the shelf surf housings for the Sony a6000 camera. I’ve written about them a lot on the site and I’m excited to show you an unboxing video featuring my new Salty Surf Housing BASIC model (with a couple of upgrades): Salty Surf Housing unboxing – Sony […]
Here’s a quick update for everyone out there with a Sony a6000. The Liquid Eye C6000 is from respected water housing manufacturer Liquid Eye. They have added a couple of photos to Instagram showing what looks like a nearly complete Sony a6000 water housing. Here are the photos: And some other details that have been confirmed […]
Just an update on the Meikon Starbea Aluminium water housing for the Sony a6000 camera, the one with interchangeable ports that might end up being the perfect choice for surf photographers. It’s now available to buy from Amazon.com, so you don’t need to go through Aliexpress or any other site to get your hands on […]
Brother housings, from South Africa, have released another new housing. This one’s called the Carbon-X, and it’s got a lot going for it if you’re the kind of person who doesn’t stick to the same camera system for long. Here’s the promo video: And the highlights: Low price: 9500 rand ($683 US, $966 AUS, £446 […]
I love Meikon, the Chinese housing manufacturer who make inexpensive dive style housings for a huge variety of cameras, including the Sony a6000. So I was very happy when Andrew Grose tipped me off that they had announced a new housing for the a6000, I hadn’t noticed whilst I was away on holiday and now […]
Although I started out searching for backup camera, this post is useful for people wanting to get into surf photography who want to maximise their budget, as well as offering you an alternative option if you already have a more traditional DSLR set up. I wanted a spare camera which I could use for everyday […]