The Best Underwater Video Gear for Scuba Divers

Whether you’re filming for fun or for work, the ocean is an underwater playground; here’s our Editor’s Pick for videographers.

Pelican Urban Elite Camera Pack
Pelican U160 Elite Camera Backpack
Pelican Urban Elite Camera PackAmazon

A crush-proof case that will keep sensitive camera gear out of harm's way. $292

Light & Motion Sola Video 2500
Light & Motion Sola Video 2500
Light & Motion Sola Video 2500Amazon

Spot/Flood Two lights create clean fill light for macro or wide-angle scenes. $700 each

Ultralight Control Systems Tray, Arms, Handles, Clamps and Light Adapters

Ultralight products make your rig ready to use underwater. $225.70; ulcs.com

Sony a7S II TTL Housing
Sony a7S II TTL Housing
Sony a7S II TTL HousingAmazon

The latest in Ikelite housing technology, including great video-recording ergonomics, True Sony TTL, great port selection and a 200-foot depth rating. $1,500, plus lens port.

Sony a7S II Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera
Sony a7S II Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera
Sony a7S II Full-Frame Mirrorless CameraAmazon

With full-frame sensor, ultrahigh ISO sensitivity, wide-dynamic range, 4K video recording, small size and great lens selection, the a7S II is the perfect camera for the underwater videographer. $2,999.95

Ikelite 8-inch Dome Port
Ikelite 8-inch Dome Port
Ikelite 8-inch Dome PortAmazon

This optical-grade acrylic dome is as sharp as glass at a fraction of the weight. $550 and up.