TG-6 with PT-059

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I am using an Olympus TG-6 with a PT-059 housing. I am able to take decent pictures, but as I am sure many others have seen, the built in flash with the housing isn't quite strong enough and leaves a lot of shots poorly lit. I am looking to upgrade to some sort of strobe, but as I still consider myself a novice I don't want anything that is too complicated or difficult to use. Any suggestions?
I went from a GoPro to the same setup you have. I'm a novice photographer and didn't want a big rig but something that was a step-up from the GoPro. Here's the exact strobe and tray I purchased and I love it. It's simple and easy to set up and break down and travels well. The strobe has a simple on/off switch and takes 4 AA batteries. The recycle time between flashes is very good too. Sea & Sea YS-03 Solis Universal Lighting System Underwater Strobe Package
Get the Olympus strobe. It does manual and TTL.
I have the Inon S2000 and like it.
Any strobe will be an ocean better than no strobe, and all three are good. My partner has an MF-1, and its flexibility (including limited capability as a video light) and good focus light are great; the controls are easy once you get it down. I haven’t used an MF-2 but it seems like a significant improvement. Kudos to Backscatter.
I have 2 of the Inon Z330 type 2s and really like them. They have manual and TTL as well as light adjustment, so I can turn them down a bit.

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