Since 1997 Rui Guerra has participated in several underwater photography competitions and won six times the title of National Champion along with a Vice-World title and been World Champion in one category.
Rui Guerra: Although I do not like very complicated systems, the truth is that sometimes it is a necessity rather than an option.
In these days when many DSLR do photography and high-quality video, we can still increase their features with some additional hardware. Also, since illumination for photography (flashes) have different characteristics than those for video (continuous light), it leads to the need to incorporate both types of light.
Thus, we quickly get to a point where the imaging equipment becomes much larger and weights much more than expected at the outset.
In this case, a weight of 16 kg and more than 1.5 m wide, make this system a nightmare out water, but very easy to use underwater, thanks to their floats on the pivot arms.
Of course that it is a setup only for open water where there are no obstructions that prevent