I have the Pentax Optio W60 waterproof camera.Awesome little camera.Its 10 megapixels And also has vid.Check it out at B&H
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Anyone know which ones float? It would be sweet to be able to pass off camera duty while everyone is out in the water.
I have the Olympus Stylus 1030 SW which is waterproof. I just posted some pics that my friend took this weekend. I'd like it if there was an easier way to have it with me while I'm on my board. I put it on a string to wear around my neck but then it gets caught in my hair. Besides that, the quality is really good.
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what was your decision how did it work out
I have the Pentax Optio W60 waterproof camera.
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Tom Blake was a legendary surfer and waterman. He was a pioneer in the invention and refinement of surfing and lifesaving equipment. His notable achievements would fill a book, and his impact on lifesaving continues today. His inventions include the hollow surfboard, paddleboard, rescue torpedo, ring buoy (life ring), sailboard (windsurfer), surfboard fin, and waterproof camera housing. Blake served in the U.S. Coast Guard for three years, during WWII. He taught swimming, ocean rescue and munitions loading.
The Pentax W60 is a good one.
There is also a Fuji Finepix WP? 12 pixel waterproof for about $150 that I have been looking at. Seems to have decent reviews. I like the lime green one for visiblity. Would get an orange wrist float strap for it also. (B and H photo).
The thing about the go pros cameras are; no flash for low light situations and limited megapixels.