It takes more than just a great camera to capture beautiful underwater images. Our 2019 scuba diving Gear Buyers Guide will help you find the best underwater camera accessories to round out your camera rig.
SeaLife Photo Pro Backpack
This backpack’s adjustable, padded interior keeps your photo gear safely stowed on the go and has a red lining that makes it easy to locate small, loose pieces. The accessory compartment has five zippered pockets and the large, padded compartment can hold a tablet or small laptop. The photo gear compartment is water-resistant and has two holes to drain excess water.
SeaLife 0.5x Wide-Angle Dome Lens
This wet lens allows for incredible underwater images and provides an amazing perspective on the underwater world. When used with the DC2000, it increases the field of view by 100 percent and has a 16mm effective focal length. Multi-coated precision optics allow for maximum light transmission. Can be used with all DC series SeaLife cameras and all other cameras with 52mm threads.
SeaLife 0.75x Wide-Angle Conversion Lens
The 0.75x Wide-Angle Conversion Lens compensates for the magnification effect of water to increase the underwater field of view by 33 percent, allowing you to be close to the action without pushing subjects out of view. This universal 52mm wet lens can be mounted or removed underwater and is compatible with all DC series Sealife cameras and any camera or housing with a 52mm lens mount.
Ultralight Control Systems Lanyard AC-LY
Security and comfort are what you get with Ultralight Control Systems’ braided lanyard that clips onto the handles of its underwater trays and camera systems with durable brass clips. Adding the lanyard reuired Ultralight Control Systems to develop new AC-LH holders to anchor to. The lanyard provides a safe, convenient way to carry your camera system topside.
Ultralight Control Systems T-Handle Eco Stick
Muck sticks have been around for a long time, but this product puts a new spin on things. You can quickly and easily mount a GoPro or any other compact camera to this aluminum T-handle and stick it in the sand for stable, stationary shots. A threaded hole in the handle accepts Ultralight Control Systems’ BA-HB mounting ball for a wide range of camera mounting options.
Ultralight Control Systems TR-DM Tray and TR-DUPL Extension
The rugged tray provides a sturdy, adaptable foundation to support your underwater photo rig. The tray has holes to attach a variety of housings, including Ikelite, Olympus, Fisheye Fix, Nauticam, Fantasea and Kraken's smartphone housings. The tray allows you to easily add a handle or two with strobes.
This Bigblue light’s bright, 120-degree beam has a color temperature of 5000K and a color rendering index of 85. Four power levels ranging from 6,500 to 650 lumens, a red-light mode and an SOS flash can easily be stepped through using the push-button switch. The light will run for two hours on high and has an interchangeable light head. It comes in a drybag.
BigBlue VL15000P Pro Mini Video Light
This large video light emits 15,000 lumens in a wide 160-degree beam. Output features four brightness modes, SOS flash and a red-light mode for enhanced focusing. The rechargeable Li-ion battery powers the light for two hours on high and 20 on low. Light comes with a protective carrying case, ball joint and ergonomic lantern handle.
Made of anodized aluminum, this video light features four power levels with a max output of 4,200 lumens, a red mode to improve focusing and an SOS flash. The push-button switch has a battery indicator and makes it easy to switch between modes. The light has an interchangeable head and a removable yellow filter. Includes an outdoor drybag and ball joint mount.
SeaLife Sea Dragon 2000 Light
This photo/video light delivers 2000 lumens in a 120-degree angle beam that has a CRI of 80 and 5700K color-temperature. The light is designed to bring the look of natural light to your photos using a COB LED array. The corrosion-proof light head is rated to 200 feet and uses a single button to quickly cycle between three brightness modes.
SeaLife Sea Dragon 3000 Auto Light
This 3,000-lumen COB LED light has an even 120-degree beam without a hot spot. Swap between power modes with the push of a button, including a “stealth mode” produced by two red LEDs. Flash detection turns off strobes for one second to prevent shadows, and the light’s photocell can automatically regulate brightness based on proximity.
SeaLife Sea Dragon 4500
This light delivers 4,500 lumens of power in an even 250-degree angle beam using a COB LED array designed to mimic sunlight. It can burn at full power for up to 60 minutes with the rechargeable lithium-ion battery, and has flash detection and an auto brightness mode that shifts from 450 to 4500 lumens to preserve your night vision.
SeaLife Sea Dragon Pro 3000 Flash Set
This set includes the new Sea Dragon 3000 and Sea Dragon Universal Flash. The 3000 produces a 3,000-lumen, 120-degree cone of light and features a red light mode, auto brightness control and flash detection. The flash automatically adjusts brightness to create optimal exposure and has an effective range of 8 feet.
SeaLife Sea Dragon Pro 6000 Set
This set gives you two new Sea Dragon 3000F COB LED lights with automatic brightness control and flash detection. Each produces 3,000 lumens with a CRI of 80. Two red 180 LEDs in each produce a “stealth mode” for nighttime shooting that won’t disturb sea life. Includes two grips, dual tray and duo travel case.
Sea&Sea YS-D2J Underwater Strobe
The versatile Sea&Sea YS-D2J underwater strobe is powerful enough to illuminate a wide area, even under very bright conditions with plenty of natural sunlight. Made in Japan, the strobe has large, ergonomic knobs and a magnetic rotary switch to maximize ease of use. With its illuminated control panel, it's easy to check your mode even in pitch-black conditions.
Underwater Kinetics Aqualite eLED Pro S
The Aqualite Pro S rechargeable dive light from Underwater Kinetics offers three power settings, delivers 600 lumens on high power with a narrow 20-degree spot beam, and features a push-button rear power switch. The ideal choice for a primary dive light due to its brightness and compact size, its narrow concentrated beam also reduces backscatter.