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Tutorial: How to prevent fog in your underwater camera housing

Every underwater videographer and photographer knows the struggle of a foggy image… Sometimes, humid air gets sealed into the housing that condenses on the port. The condensation of this moisture makes the port in front of your underwater camera fog up. This is especially common in warm and humid areas. Luckily, you don’t have to go through this struggle alone! Here’s how you can prevent fog in your underwater housing.

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Watch the above tutorial by Marcus Paladino. He talks about specific tips to prevent fog in your underwater housing. Most of the time, fogginess is a big problem with glass dome ports because of the glass’s colder temperature. However, this problem can appear anywhere where humid air is trapped inside the port, even if your port is an acrylic one.

If you want some more in-person training on taking care of your underwater gear and refining your video or photo skills, check out our underwater videography and underwater photography training programs.

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