7 Best Waterproof Cameras for Your Next Summer Adventure

The Pacific is warming up and June gloom is officially over, creating the perfect temps for a dip in the ocean. Whether you’re snorkeling, kayaking the Cove, scuba diving, or just swimming for fun, there are always things to see underwater – from sea lions to fish and the occasional sand shark. Take a look at these 7 waterproof cameras that start at just $10 (and are all available at C&H Photo) and start capturing those moments.

1. Sony Action Cam; starting at $149

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Sony’s Action Cam is one of the more affordable action cameras available that still offers features like 1080p60 recording. It has a great battery life and is built specifically to handle the outdoors – it even comes equipped with SteadyShot, an image stabilization program that makes it easier to film when biking, diving, and action-heavy adventuring. 

2. GoPro Hero Series; starting at $129

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The GoPro definitely has a stake in the adventure camera market these days; the Hero4 is the newest of the bunch, is totally waterproof, and comes with a bunch of other great features.

3. Watershot Housing for Apple iPhone; starting at $99

waterproof camerasWatershot is perfect for the underwater adventurer who still wants a great photo, but prefers the simplicity and capability of their phone. It’s built tough for the extreme demands of water sports, and is the perfect photo/video imaging solution for water sports enthusiasts and athletes alike.

SEE ALSO: The 5 Best Cameras to Take on Vacation (Under $400)

4. Fuji FinePix XP80; starting at $179

waterproof camerasThis smaller camera is one of the toughest and most durable on the market. It’s not only waterproof, freezeproof, shockproof, and even dust/sandproof as well. It comes equipped with WiFi for remote shooting, 11 advanced filters, 16 million pixels BSI-CMOS sensor (which makes even dark scenes bright for high-quality images), and optical image stabilization.

5. Olympus TG-4; starting at $249

waterproof camerasThis versatile, rugged little camera is great for every adventure. Sophisticated features like RAW capture, nighttime Live Composite, and the super-bright F2.0 wide-angle zoom lens create amazing images no matter how challenging the environment, while built-in Wi-Fi, fast GPS, and the multifunction e.Compass help you to find, shoot, and share your adventures.

6. Nikon 1 AW1; starting at $699

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The Nikon 1 AW1 is the first waterproof, shockproof, freezeproof advanced camera that comes with interchangeable lenses and boasts the world’s fastest continuous shooting frame rate (approx. 15 fps with AF). Standout features include Slow View and Live Image Control.

7. Kodak Funsaver Sport, $10, 35mm negative film

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Looking for something totally waterproof that’s a little bit on the cheaper side? Look no further than Kodak: their Funsaver Sport is the quintessential film lover’s pick. Waterproof, fun, and compact, this single-use camera is perfect for a last-minute vacation or a day at the beach with your friends.

Visit C&H Photo at 7442 Girard Ave or give them a call at (858) 729-6565 to see if your favorite camera is in stock!


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