For most people, vacation time isn’t usually a predefined time of the year, but the summer has always been a time to get away from it all, soak up the sun and dip in the water somewhere. Why not do that with a camera in hand? Waterproof cameras are now a category unto themselves, and they keep getting better. Here are a few you might want to consider.
Olympus Tough Series
These cameras have had a mixed reputation over the last few years. Some have complained that they lock up and the battery dies quickly, while others have fallen in love with them because of the photos and video they were able to shoot. It’s a subjective thing, but in my experience, they’ve been great at doing what they’re supposed to.
Waterproof, shockproof and freezeproof, the Tough Series is a year-round type of camera, and one that you don’t need to worry about accidentally dropping or bumping. The Stylus Tough 8010 isn’t a sleek camera that you would necessarily slip in a small purse at a wedding, for example, but for your adventures in the outdoors, it should prove more than capable… Read More [via futurehsop]