A Complete Guide to Live Streaming on Facebook & YouTube

Using a DSLR, Mirrorless Camera, GoPro or Professional Camcorder
I have a 187 gallon reef aquarium and every now and then I like […]

Tips on Macro Photography For Reef Tanks

Reef keeping is an art form and this art can be brought to life when using macro photography to expose the rich and infinite details in coral and other reef tank inhabitants. […]

SPS Corals: Up Close and Personal

A while ago I blogged about how you can shoot macro videos without a macro lens, providing a step by step guide on this neat procedure. Recently, I purchased a Blackmagic Design Video Assist Recorder  […]

How to Live Stream a Webcam to YouTube

Are you thinking about setting up a live webcam for your aquarium or something else you would like to broadcast or monitor in real time?  If so, read on!For years I have employed webcams to monitor my reef tanks while I was away from home.  They provide me with peace of mind when I am […]

Stream Live Video Underwater: New IceCap REEF-Cam!

Yes, you read that right. The IceCap REEF-Cam is supposedly the first underwater video camera capable of streaming a live feed from inside a fish tank. Now how about that! […]

How To Shoot Macro Video Without a Macro Lens

A few weeks ago I provided a step by step guide on how to use a Canon DSLR to stream live to Facebook. You can check out that out here.


I want to follow that up with a neat trick I learned while learning how to stream live to Facebook.


As many of you know, DSLR cameras have […]

Review – Avast Marine Top-Down Porthole, Extra Long

So you have a beautiful reef tank and you want to share it with friends, family and fellow reef keepers who might not have a chance to see the tank in person. Taking great pictures does take a different skill set and to do so there are some best practices one can follow to take […]

Nest Cam Review

In this video I give my review of the Nest Cam as an aquarium monitoring tool.  The camera delivers vivid 1080p HD video and allows you to zoom in and view video at close range.  The camera also has night vision!


And…..it is extremely easy to setup…..essentially plug and play.




If you are looking for additional insights and […]

Tips on Photographing Reef Tanks

Keeping a successful reef tank takes a certain skill set but unfortunately it takes some different skills to take really good pictures of your tank. Here are some tips on photographing reef tanks with your DSLR.


There are some basic things one should do before turning the camera on. Number one, use a tripod to keep […]