Feb 21 2009

Underwater Photography Is Simple Using Latest Digital Cameras

Published by at 5:38 pm under General

For those who travel and love diving and taking photographs underwater, or for those who love enjoying the time… well… in water, digital cameras are of either no use or risky to use (since they will malfunction if made to contact with water). Therefore, waterproof digital cameras also called underwater cameras; provide a chance to photograph the underwater world which would have been otherwise inaccessible with normal digital cameras.

The following is a list of some waterproof digital cameras that are used for underwater photography.

The first one of waterproof digital cameras reviewed is Sea and Sea DX-1 G Compact Digital 10.0 MP camera with underwater housing set.

This waterproof digital camera has ten megapixels (which is pretty good photo quality), a polycarbonate underwater housing (which makes it waterproof) and a ‘sea and sea’ mode which optimizes digital photography under water. It also has some other features that are advanced, such as manual control over exposure and focus, and the camera also has the ability to shoot videos.

Intova IC700 7.0 MP Digital Camera with Underwater housing falls under waterproof digital cameras, which provides a pretty good image quality (with seven megapixels) and is affordable as it is under the $300 price range. With a rating for underwater photography to a depth of 180 feet, this waterproof camera is considered as a pretty good camera. It has other features such as macro mode and has a built in flash which can reach up to about five feet when underwater.

Another one of waterproof digital cameras is Sealife SL320 Reef Master Mini underwater digital camera. Weighing about eight ounces, and being a compact camera, this is very useful for those who want a light weight, easy to use waterproof digital camera. It has six megapixels, featuring underwater exposure modes and sea mode. The shutter speed of this camera is within a range of 1/60th to 1/1000th of a second. This waterproof digital camera has a rating of 130 feet depth for underwater photography.

VuPoint DC-WPC-ST531TBLK-VP Underwater Digital Camera is another one of waterproof digital cameras that has underwater photography rated to a depth of 50 feet. It has five megapixels and also has video capturing ability. The camera also features a digital zoom and you can shoot in macro settings and control aperture settings. The best part being, this camera is less costly, compared with the other waterproof digital cameras.

With so many good waterproof digital cameras available in today’s market, by ensuring to choose wisely, one can buy an affordable, good quality waterproof camera- to make the next underwater experience, one to remember.

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