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Best SLR Cameras for Underwater Photography


Backscatter is your expert source for Nikon and Canon cameras. Below you will find a selection of our most popular models. Please browse our used and rental selection for additional options and call us to discuss which SLR best fits your needs and budget.

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  Product Name and Description Price
Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GH5 Pro Photo Performance Camera Body with 4K Cinematic Video
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Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Mirrorless Camera
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  • 20 Megapixel Live MOS Sensor
  • Cinema 4K Video
  • 121-Point Dual FAST AF
  • Advanced 5-Axis Image Stabilization
  • 15fps Seq. Shooting (Mec ... more »
$0.01
Nikon 1 J2 Camera Black with 10-30mm lens
Capture all the wonderful moments of your life in the brilliance they deserve. The Nikon 1 J2 will inspire your creativity to new heights with fun, artistic in-camera effects, an ultra-high-resolution ... more »
$549.95
Sony a6000 Mirrorless Camera
The Sony a6000 delivers bring forth some of the features missing on the Sony a5000. With more dedicated controls, getting your setting dialed in can happen faster to get that sea turtle cresting the ... more »
$549.99
Olympus OM-D E-M10 Micro 4:3 Camera Body
The Olympus OM-D E-M10s 16-megapixel Live MOS sensor, combined with the TruePic VII image processor and M.ZUIKO lenses, delivers beautiful image quality with high resolution, superior color reproduct ... more »
$599.99
Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II Mirrorless Silver Camera Body
The OM-D E-M10 Mark II is a sophisticated but easy to use camera. Whether you're new to photography or a photo enthusiast looking to maximize your creativity, the E-M10 Mark II delivers flawless image ... more »
$649.99
Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II Mirrorless Black Camera Body
The OM-D E-M10 Mark II is a sophisticated but easy to use camera. Whether you're new to photography or a photo enthusiast looking to maximize your creativity, the E-M10 Mark II delivers flawless image ... more »
$649.99
Canon EOS M3 EF-M 18-55mm IS STM Kit Black
Designed to inspire, the EOS M3 digital camera brings true EOS performance and image quality to a compact, stylish and elegant package. A pleasure to operate, with the sophistication to create stunnin ... more »
$679.99
Sony a6000 Mirrorless Camera with 16-50mm Power Zoom Lens
The Sony a6000 delivers bring forth some of the features missing on the Sony a5000. With more dedicated controls, getting your setting dialed in can happen faster to get that sea turtle cresting the ... more »
$699.99
Canon EOS Rebel SL1 18-55mm IS STM Lens Kit
As the world's smallest and lightest digital SLR camera, the new EOS Rebel SL1 is small in size but enormous in performance. With a newly-designed Canon 18.0 Megapixel CMOS (APS-C) sensor and speedy C ... more »
$699.99
Canon EOS Rebel SL1 18-55mm IS STM Lens Kit
Open Box Special! This camera has been on display in one of our showrooms. The camera has not been in the water or previously purchased. Includes original packaging and manufacturer warranty.... more »
$699.99
Canon EOS Rebel T5i 18-55mm IS STM Camera & Lens Kit
Photo enthusiasts rejoice! The new flagship of the spectacular Rebel Line, the EOS Rebel T5i, is here to renew your artistic side with amazing imaging features and full-featured functionality. Users w ... more »
$799.99
Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GX7 Interchangeable Lens (DSLM) Camera - Silver
The Panasonic LUMIX GX7 is a creative DSLM street camera that brings an artisan's vision to life. Smaller and sleeker than a DSLR, the LUMIX GX7 delivers the power of exceptional image quality in diff ... more »
$999.99
Sony a6300 Mirrorless Camera Body
Meet the a6300, an APS-C mirrorless camera that takes autofocusing (AF) and imaging speed and performance to astonishing new heights. Stay true to your aim with the world's fastest (0.05-s) autofo ... more »
$999.99
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Micro 4:3 Camera Body - Black Body Only
Get a grip on the OM-D E-M1 and experience this extraordinary photographic tool. Full magnesium alloy body construction, an intuitive control layout, an interactive electronic viewfinderwe could go o ... more »
$1,099.99
Sony a7 Full Frame Mirrorless Camera Body
Finally a full frame camera that is travel friendly and easy to use. Sony has served up a camera that can match the capabilities of the larger DSLR cameras in a compact size. Ergonomic and intuitive ... more »
$1,099.99
Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II Mirrorless Camera Black Body
The performance of the OM-D E-M5 Mark II matches or exceeds the E-M1 in almost every category. Overall the new E-M5 Mark II is arguably the best mirrorless camera Olympus has put out. With great still ... more »
$1,099.99
Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II Mirrorless Camera Silver Body
The performance of the OM-D E-M5 Mark II matches or exceeds the E-M1 in almost every category. Overall the new E-M5 Mark II is arguably the best mirrorless camera Olympus has put out. With great still ... more »
$1,099.99
Sony a6300 Mirrorless Camera with E PZ 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Lens
Meet the a6300, an APS-C mirrorless camera that takes autofocusing (AF) and imaging speed and performance to astonishing new heights. Stay true to your aim with the world's fastest (0.05-s) autofo ... more »
$1,149.99
Canon EOS 70D DSLR Camera
Changing the way users capture still images and video with a DSLR camera, Canon proudly introduces the EOS 70D  a trailblazing powerhouse featuring a revolutionary autofocus technology that unlocks t ... more »
$1,199.00
Canon EOS 80D DSLR Camera Body
The EOS 80D features an impressive 45-point all cross-type AF system that provides high-speed, highly precise AF in virtually any kind of light. To help ensure photographers don't miss their shot, an ... more »
$1,199.00
Nikon D7100 DSLR Camera
The new flagship of Nikon's DX-format HD-SLR lineup. Achieve a thrilling new level of image quality and sharpness thanks to a specially designed 24.1-MP DX-format CMOS sensor. Enjoy speed, precisi ... more »
$1,199.95
Nikon D7200 DSLR Camera Body
For the first time, the exhilarating image quality, low-light capabilities and speed of a Nikon DSLR are available with the convenience of built-in Wi-Fi® and Near Field Communication (NFC). Intr ... more »
$1,199.95
Panasonic LUMIX GX8 Mirrorless Micro 4/3 Camera - Black Body Only
Packing a 20.3-megapixel Sensor, Dual I.S. and 4K Video/Photo recording capability, this camera will capture your subjects in the best way possible. Its sophisticated design will satisfy even the mos ... more »
$1,199.99
Panasonic LUMIX GX8 Mirrorless Micro 4/3 Camera - Silver Body Only
Packing a 20.3-megapixel Sensor, Dual I.S. and 4K Video/Photo recording capability, this camera will capture your subjects in the best way possible. Its sophisticated design will satisfy even the mos ... more »
$1,199.99
Sony NEX-7 Camera with 18-55mm lens
So much more than a pocket camera, the 24.3MP NEX-7 exceeds expectations. Get performance that would give most DSLRs camera envy, including interchangeable lenses, a 2359K dot Tru-Finder OLED electron ... more »
$1,249.99
Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GH4K Pro Photo Performance Camera Body with 4K Cinematic Video
One of the most prominent features of Panasonic LUMIX GH4 is unlimited 4K video recording in both Cinema 4K: 4096x2160 / 24 fps, and QFHD 4K: 3840x2160 / up to 30 fps in MOV/MP3. Print ready high reso ... more »
$1,499.99
Canon EOS 6D Full Frame DSLR Digital Camera Body
The EOS 6D DSLR camera is the ideal tool for unlocking your creative vision. It features a 20.2 Megapixel Full-Frame CMOS sensor, a wide ISO range of 100-25600, expandable to L: 50, H1: 51200, and H2: ... more »
$1,699.00
Sony a7 II Full-frame Mirrorless Camera Body
With image stabilization built it into the body of the camera itself, mounted lenses even A-mount or non-Sony lenses using an adaptor 2 can utilize the 5-axis image stabilization for both still imag ... more »
$1,699.99
Canon EOS 7D Mark II DSLR Camera Body
Advanced AF technologies, refined mechanics, and exceptional Full HD video capabilities make the EOS 7D Mark II incredibly versatile. Capable of handling the unpredictable, the EOS 7D Mark II delivers ... more »
$1,799.00
Nikon D500 DX DSLR Camera Body
At first glance, it may seem unimposing but contained within a streamlined camera body is a veritable powerhouse of processing power and technological advances. The D500 is ready to go wherever your p ... more »
$1,999.95
Nikon D600 Digital SLR Camera Body
Finally, the power of a 24.3 MP Nikon FX-format CMOS sensor in a compact, streamlined HD-SLR body. Create brilliant full-frame images and 1080p videos. Capture every detail in stunning clarity with Ni ... more »
$2,099.95
Sony a7R Full Frame Mirrorless Camera Body
Like the Sony a7, the Sonly a7R offers a full frame sensor in a compact body. The main difference with the Sony a7R one is that this camera is shooting a whopping 36 Megapixels! With that kind of re ... more »
$2,199.99
Sony a7S Full Frame Mirrorless Camera Body
The third of the Sony a7 cameras looks like the King of low light, mirrorless cameras. Unlike the the high megapixels of the Sony a7 and a7R, the Sony a7S is 12 megapixels. Optimized for 4K Ultra Hi ... more »
$2,199.99
Nikon D750 FX Full-Frame DSLR Camera Body
For those who find inspiration everywhere, who switch between stills and video without missing a beat, who want the look only a full-frame D-SLR can achieve and who love sharing their shots, the D750 ... more »
$2,299.95
Canon EOS 5D Mark III Camera Body
Canon is proud to present the highly anticipated EOS 5D Mark III. With supercharged EOS performance and stunning full frame, high-resolution image capture, the EOS 5D Mark III is designed to perform. ... more »
$2,799.00
Sony a7S II Full Frame Mirrorless Camera - Body
Making strides in the video arena, the a7S II Mirrorless Digital Camera from Sony offers an impressive blend of sensitivity, dynamic range, resolution, and speed to benefit a versatile multimedia work ... more »
$2,999.99
Sony a7R Mark II Full Frame Ultra HD 4K Mirrorless Camera - Body
With the world's first back-illuminated 35 mm full-frame CMOS image sensor with 42.4 megapixels, the Sony 7R II takes image resolution, sensitivity (up to ISO 102400) and speedy response to new h ... more »
$3,198.00
Nikon D810 FX Full Frame DSLR Camera Body
The newest flagship of the Nikon line is the Nikon D810 FX Camera. With its high dynamic range and 36 megapixels, you can be sure to capture your underwater scene in the highest quality available. ... more »
$3,299.95
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR 4K Camera
  • 4K Video (4096 x 2160) at 30p or 24p
  • 4:2:2 Color Space
  • 30.4 Megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor
  • ISO range 100-32000
  • 61 AF points
$3,499.00
Nikon D750 DSLR Camera with 24-120mm VR Lens Kit
Open Box Special! This camera has been on display in one of our showrooms. The camera has not been in the water or previously purchased. Includes original packaging and manufacturer warranty.

... more »
$3,600.00
Canon EOS 5DS Full Frame DSLR Camera Body
Marking a new standard in high-resolution digital SLR photography, the Canon EOS 5DS camera shatters the status quo with a new 50.6 Megapixel, full-frame CMOS sensor. Perfect for commercial and fine a ... more »
$3,699.00
Canon EOS 5DS R Full Frame DSLR Camera Body
With all the features and capabilities of the EOS 5DS, the EOS 5DS R camera offers the potential for even greater sharpness and fine detail for specialized situations. It features the same Canon desig ... more »
$3,899.00
Canon EOS 1DX DSLR Pro Camera Body
Canon has brought the best of the EOS-1D Series of digital cameras into one phenomenal model: the new flagship of the EOS line, the EOS-1D X. Its full-frame 18.1 Megapixel CMOS sensor and all-new Dual ... more »
$5,299.00
Canon EOS-1D X Mark II DSLR Pro Camera Body
Immense power. Phenomenal speed. A remarkable combination of innovation and refinement. The new EOS-1D X Mark II camera is nothing but legendary every step of the way. Building on a heritage of sophis ... more »
$5,999.00
Nikon D4 Digital SLR Camera
This new flagship offers speed and accuracy with a 16.2 MP FX-format CMOS sensor, 10 fps continuous shooting, a 91,000-Pixel RGB sensor and Advanced SRS, improved 51 point AF System, ISO expanded to 2 ... more »
$6,499.95
Nikon D5 FX Full Frame DSLR CF Camera Body
Huge advancements in sensor design, autofocus, metering and image processing result in thrilling new capabilities. This includes amazing features like low light shooting all the way to ISO 102,400 ( ... more »
$6,499.95



Best SLR Cameras for Underwater Photography

Backscatter is your expert source for Nikon and Canon cameras. Below you will find a selection of our most popular models. Please browse our used and rental selection for additional options and call us to discuss which SLR best fits your needs and budget.

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