made in Austria.
Since 1989, SEACAM has been fulfilling the wishes of committed upcoming photographers as well as those of demanding professionals with an innovative spirit and state-of-the-art technology. Now we invite you to join us on an exciting journey back to the very beginning.
Harald Hordosch, a passionate photographer with a fascination for diving and craftsmanship, lays the foundation of SEACAM in Austria and launches the first aluminum housing series with various accessories for the Yashica AF camera.
Following the need for a more ergonomic and smooth handling, SEACAM developed the new MINICAM concept for Canon, Minolta and Nikon AF cameras, combined with an interchangeable port system with flat and dome ports.
The first SEAFLASH with Subtronic electronics is released and the housing range is expanded by 8 more models. A completely new release is the almost forgotten Galileo viewfinder, a practical adaptation for underwater housings.
SEACAM constantly expands the product range – including housings, system flashes and underwater flash units. SEACAM gets registered as an official trademark worldwide and is becoming increasingly popular with underwater photographers.
Flash arms and
the S6 system.
The new, patented SEACAM flash arm system is introduced together with the safest and maintenance-free S6 connector system. Optical glass ports are now also available and come with the innovative optical coating for more brilliant images.
The patented SEACAM silver surface technology as well as the unique bayonet thread on the front ports are presented at the BOOT show, both setting a new standard in underwater photography.
The first rotatable 45° viewfinder with a brilliant viewfinder image is put on the market and revolutionizes the way housings are used today. At the same time, SEACAM also works on the new SEAFLASH models.
of a new era.
In this crucial year, SEACAM takes the leap to switch from analogue to digital. Despite criticism and skepticism in the photo world, SEACAM presents the first professional housing for the Nikon D1 models.
With the rapid change and releases of camera models, changes in production become necessary. The SEACAM production switches routes completely and now collaborates with local companies to mill the housing halves from a single block of aluminum.
SEACAM develops the first fully digital underwater flash units on the market, the SEAFLASH 250Digital and, finally, its more handy and popular successor: the SEAFLASH 150Digital with a replaceable battery pack.
After many years of staying true to the original design, the SEACAM housings now shine in a new look. The designers focused on an even more ergonomic, easier operation and increased safety.
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Together with underwater filmmaker Roberto Rinaldi, SEACAM develops a revolutionary 3D film housing for the CANON EOS C300/500 cinema camera models, which happens to be the smallest and lightest in the world.
With the conical MIP 80 Microport and the matching achromats of the highest optical quality, SEACAM presents a new system for macro photography. In the same year, the SEACAM magazine appears for the first time with emotional stories, impressive pictures and insights into the SEACAM world.
The SEACAM Academy is established in cooperation with Kurt Amsler, exciting and informative SEACAM online webinars on various topics of underwater photography. In addition, SEACAM joins Facebook and quickly reaches a large fan base.
With the new camera models from Sony and Olympus, SEACAM develops the first ever SEACAM compact series. Meanwhile, further innovations follow, following requests and wishes of clients worldwide.
Due to the market’s demand for smaller and smaller equipment, SEACAM presents the compact, yet powerful SEAFLASH 60D, including tutorials for handling and maintenance on YOUTUBE.
up to date.
SEACAM supplies many photographers with the new camera models from Nikon and Sony: The Nikon D850 and Z6/7, as well as the Sony A7III/R, inspire the underwater photography scene worldwide.
After months of development and meticulous testing, SEACAM presents the new state-of-the-art flash unit, the SEAFLASH 160Digital. It looks similar to its popular predecessor, but exterior and interior contain innovative new features and sophisticated electronics.
Nikon and Canon upgrade their professional class and SEACAM delivers the matching housings for the D6 and 1DXMKIII. In addition, the SEACAM cinema Blackmagic Pocket housing and the new Sony A7RIV and A9 models are released. The new housings for the mirrorless Canon R5/R6 is announced.
The current product catalog includes numerous photo, video and monitor housings, a wide range of ports and the most innovative flash units on the market. In combination with practical accessories, we deliver an entire underwater photo system of the highest quality. SEACAM always looks to the future and is already preparing for new developments – with a spirit of innovation and constant striving for precision. We hope you will walk this path with us!