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.  Continue reading

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

A good camera is a must-have when traveling, vacationing, or simply capturing summer memories at home with friends and family. We asked the experts at C&H Photo for a list of the best cameras to take on vacation this summer, and they’re all affordable, easy to use, and available for purchase at C&H Photo.

1. Fujifilm Instax Mini 8; $90

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Community Spotlight: C&H Photo La Jolla

c&h photo la jollaC&H Photo, located at 7442 Girard Avenue, has been a favorite among camera lovers in La Jolla since 2005; from selling the latest high quality digital SLRs to a wide variety of instructional classes, owner Leon Chow knows what customers are looking for in today’s constantly changing photography world. The Blue Book stopped by the shop to chat with Leon and get an inside look at C&H Photo La Jolla.
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C&H Photo | La Jolla Digital Camera Specialists

La Jolla Blue Book presents our latest “Quiet on the Set” video featuring C&H Photo.

Located in the La Jolla Village, C&H Photo is a one-stop shop for digital cameras, film services and printing.

C&H Photo, formerly Nelson Photo, has been serving La Jolla with their camera and print needs for over seven years. The owners, Dave Hinkel and Leon Chow make up the “C” & “H” of C&H Photo. Dave Hinkel brings his expertise of underwater photography to C&H and can help you find the best underwater camera that’s right for you. Hinkel will also be offering underwater photography classes ranging from beginners to advanced, please call for more information.

The world of digital photography is so vast that it can be hard to determine which camera is right for you, this is where C&H Photo comes in, they can help you find the perfect camera that is right for your needs. So whether you are looking for an underwater, SLR or point and shoot camera C&H can help you find the camera you need along with all of the accessories.

Ready to print? C&H Photo has that covered too! Their in-house development can print black and white, and color prints. You can also order prints online from the comfort of your home. They also offer restorative services, video transfers, film related services, canvas prints and much more!

For more information, please visit C&H Photo or contact them at,

7720 Fay Av
La Jolla CA 92037