January 28th, 2016
Product Review: iPhone Watershot
The advent of the Watershot iPhone housing brings the DIY craze into surfing without having to spring for a Gopro. The result delivers magazine quality surf photos to post on instagram quicker than it takes to peel off your wetsuit.
The SWELL crew tested the iPhone housing in the the local Orange County beachbreaks to check the learning curve on a Watershot novice.
1st Session: San Clemente
-Beachbreaks are tricky to get closeups with shifty peaks and no zoom
-An object in the foreground gives good perspective and artsy touch
-USE THE LANYARD. Watershot doesn’t float, and swimming with 1 hand is tough
2nd Session: Salt Creek
-You can never be too close, objects are smaller than appear
-Turn off flash and other slow shutter settings to get rapid fire sequences
-Stabilize Watershot evenly with both hands for realistic POV
Best Customer Submitted Photos Captured with WATERSHOT
-Depth Rating: 130 ft deep
-Glass Lens for optical image clarity
-Threaded Lens Bezel for screw on lenses & filters
-Full suspension “floats” your iPhone inside the housing for shock protection
-Universal Tripod Mount
-One Year Warranty
-Phone APP for optimized sharibility and photo retouching
Get your Watershot iPhone housing for iPhone4 or 5
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