The LenzO®: The Vacationer’s Dream

January 17, 2017
The LenzO®: The Vacationer’s Dream

These days, it’s hard to think of anything more precious to us than our smartphones. They’re our calendars, cameras, entertainment systems, music players and social link to the world. From recipes to definitions, we have limitless knowledge all packed into one small device. Information, photos and videos can be shared with our friends in an instant. The LenzO® takes the iPhone’s convenience to a new level; beautiful underwater photos and videos can be shared the second you get back on land.  

When it comes to taking high-quality underwater photos on vacation, the LenzO®’s convenience can’t be beat. With traditional high-end film and photo equipment, the fear of damaging your sensitive gear would be an ever-present worry. The LenzO®’s durability and portability make it easy to carry with you wherever you go, without the fear of ever damaging your equipment. Its swing arms simulate your thumbs, so operating the housing is intuitive and user-friendly. On top of that, there is no need to download any special apps to make it work; the LenzO® only requires the iPhone’s native camera app.

The LenzO® lets you use all of the iPhone’s camera features, and even makes it easy to switch between camera modes underwater. You can take standard photos, adjust the iris, zoom, take burst shots and even take underwater panoramas. Your phone can help you express yourself, and the LenzO® elevates that expression to a whole new frontier.

The LenzO® is any vacationer’s dream. Compared to other low-cost underwater photo equipment, the LenzO® is the only one that combines a ton of camera modes, the ability to browse through your photos and videos while underwater and the ease of instantly uploading your memories to social media. Your smartphone is an incredible device; why limit it to the land?

Philip Silverstein
Philip Silverstein


With over 60 years of combined underwater housing manufacturing experience, our project team knows this industry inside and out. 
Valentins (Val) Ranetkins built the first underwater housings for National Geographic. He also started two industry-known manufacturing companies: Amphibico and Aquatica. He held the original patent for the underwater pushbutton, and manufactured the first underwater Dome port lenses.
Manuel Aranda was Val's main mechanical designer at Amphibico. Manuel designed the Amphibicam F900 housing for the Sony F900. To this day, it is the most advanced housing to ever hit the professional market.
Freddy Espinoza is the mechanical designer of the LenzO™ housing. Freddy also designed housings for Val and was the main machinist to work on all of Val's recent projects. 
Anthony Lenzo is an Emmy Award-winning cameraman and underwater cinematographer who has worked with Val and his team on several underwater housing projects. He brings professional user experience to the team and came up with the concept for the LenzO™ housing.


“The LenzO™ housing for the iPhone 6/6s is an elegant and easy solution for capturing great underwater video and still photographs. Combined with a sweet price point, the LenzO™ is a home run! “

Nick Caloyianis, U/W film maker, winner of Oscar, Emmy and Nogi awards for his films and underwater documentaries.


“The housing worked faultlessly. All-in-all I was totally amazed at the quality of the footage acquired and the ease of use of the LenzO™ housing.”

Clay Wiseman, marine biologist. His photography and writings are published in National Geographic, Time, International Wildlife, Ocean Realm, Skin Diver, Sport Diver and Scuba Diving Magazines.


“ ... at ReefID we have adopted LenzO™ as our work horse and one of our primary underwater photography resources. Out of the box LenzO™ features provide a solid platform to take great images. Its built-in features provide a familiar interface that is easy to use underwater by any diver, snorkeler or underwater enthusiast wanting to record their adventures. A top notch product that can have a profound effect on how people view our ocean’s wonders.”

John Fifer, underwater photographer, Founder and Editor ReefID - developers of marine life identification apps. Graduate of Humboldt State University in Environmental Engineering and Oceanography.


“The ease of use is astonishing, including the insertion of the iPhone. Also I love that the LenzO™ it is so easy to hold and the locking mechanism is much easier than my housing for the Canon camera. I took pictures freediving and the ability to focus so quickly helps tremendously!”

Anne Jo Lee Ito has a B.Sc. in Film Production. She works with HD and larger format cameras for several broadcast TV shows, music videos, commercials and a short film. She produced a documentary about the Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida.


“The ease of use and quality of the pictures is stunning. The design features including the latching system is usually found on much more expensive housings. I took the Lenzo overseas to Papua New Guinea and dove consistently over 100 feet with no leakage. Intuitive and compact. Will be on every dive from now on.”

-Michael Gerzevitz
PADI OWSI, Camera Operator IATSE 600, 30 years as Motion Picture and Television Technician