Could underwater cameras save the photo industry?

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(Image credit: Olympus)

There's no doubt that the photography industry has had some major setbacks. The industry has been in decline for a number of years and the pandemic has done it no favors. However, a new report is suggesting that we might be about to see a massive boom in one part of the industry – underwater cameras.

Fior Markets is a consulting company that produces in-depth market reports. The company is predicting a huge boom in underwater cameras, expecting the market to reach a staggering $15.3 billion by 2027. 

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Usman Dawood

Usman is a commercial and architectural photographer based in West Yorkshire, who has been working professionally for over seven years. He has also spent over four years as a writer for the biggest photography sites in the world, including Staff Writer for Digital Camera World, senior staff writer for FStoppers, and tech writer for Petapixel. 

With a particular interest in technology developments, high-resolution imaging and the high-end cameras, Usman has been on the cutting edge of camera news as well as writing features about medium format systems and global shutters, and has reviewed some of the latest Leica cameras as well as a tripod that’s even taller than Andre the Giant!