Why stick to shooting on land when you can get some amazing photographs underwater?! Newer iPhones may be more water compatible, but there are always ways to shoot deeper and make those watery snapshots absolute perfection. These cases can take you — and your iPhone — out of your comfort zone and into deep blue! Here are the best cases for underwater photography.

Durable and deep-diving

Catalyst Waterproof Case

If you're looking for a durable, well-made, and highly-rated case to shoot your underwater snapshots with, then it's worth it to check out the Catalyst Waterproof Case. This particular case is super slim and sleek for a protective, waterproof case, but it can withstand up to 33 feet of waterproof protection and 6.6 feet of impact protection, too. The Catalyst Waterproof Case also has the highest waterproof specifications on the market.

$90 at Catalyst

Shoot underwater on a budget

Vansky Waterproof dry bag

If you're looking for an all-purpose photography accessory for your iPhone, look no further than the Vansky Waterproof dry bag. Designed from a premium grade TPU, the Vansky dry bag can handle a ton of wet conditions — whether that's jogging in the rain or playing by the pool — but it's also great for snapping photos and video underwater. The thin layer that protects your iPhone is crystal clear enough to allow distortion-free photos, while the armband and wrist strap that come with the case actually make a decent grip for holding your iPhone underwater.

$10 at Amazon

Shoot underwater like a pro

Hitcase Splash for iPhone XR

If you're someone who loves to shoot with lenses on their iPhone and wants to be able to dive deep while doing so, we recommend taking a peek at the Hitcase Splash for iPhone XR. This rugged case can go up to 10 feet deep and has a drop-proof rating of 6 feet. The case also has a variety of lenses you can shoot with, like a wide angle, superwide, and macro lenses.

$50 at Hitcase

Protect and shoot

Dog & Bone Waterproof iPhone case

Keep your iPhone protected up to two meters while you shoot underwater with the sleek and stylish Dog & Bone Waterproof iPhone case! This particular case is one of the slimmest waterproof and drop-proof cases out there, while the premium non-slip rubber band keeps your iPhone firmly in place as you like up that spectacular underwater snapshot. The Dog & Bone Waterproof iPhone case comes with access to all buttons and ports while still protecting them, so you don't need to worry about any water leaking in and messing with your iPhone as you go deeper.

$40 at Amazon

Shoot in style

LifeProof FRE Series Waterproof case

Lifeproof your iPhone with the LifeProof FRE SERIES Waterproof case and you'll be able to capture underwater memories with the click of a button. This water and snow proof case can be fully submerged in two meters of water for up to an hour, making it perfect for filming a romp at the beach with friends, an underwater adventure while on vacation, or even you and your siblings doing handstands at your pool!

$45 at Amazon

Stick to your guns

iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR

If you're really looking for a device that does it all without an additional case that you need to strap on, takes incredible photographs in wet and dry environments, and makes mobile shooting effortless, then you should probably pick up the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max or iPhone XR. The phones themselves are water-resistant and can easily shoot photographs and videos underwater (although, Serenity learned the hard way that sometimes things don't always go as swimmingly as we can hope…).

$750 - $1,520 at Apple

Is there an iPhoneography-specific waterproof case that you simply can't get enough of? We personally love shooting with the different Hitcase Splash for iPhone XR lenses, but everyone is different! Regardless of the case you choose, good luck shooting, and make sure you don't drown your iPhone!

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