Short Description

Waterproof cameras are great for holidays, whether you're snorkeling, or exploring waterfalls, or just relaxing on the beach. Waterproof cameras allow you to bring them in the water permitting underwater shots. When a camera is waterproof it adds to its versatility, allowing you to take it more places and capture memories you otherwise wouldn't. When you get a waterproof cameras it's a good idea to also purchase a float strap so that you don't loose your brand new purchase to the sea. Waterproof cameras are one of our camera categories so you can search for them directly in our explore area.

Underwater Photo Examples

The following photos demonstrate some of the creative photos that are possible with a waterproof camera


Diving with the Fish
photo taken underwaterWithout a waterproof camera you couldn't take a photo like this. Remembering all your adventures not just the dry ones makes waterproof cameras attractive.
Biking in the Rain
photo of water splashing of a bike tire in the rainWaterproof cameras let you take pictures in any wet environment that would typically be hazardous to electronics in your digicam. Photo by Global Jet.

Top Waterproof Cameras

The following are some of the best waterproof cameras on the market.

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870
Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870
from $280
Wide angle Wide angle lens Help
21 mm
Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 60fps
Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
Shoot in extreme weather

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Fujifilm XP90
Fujifilm XP90
from $159
Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 60fps
Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
Shoot in extreme weather
Screen size Large screen Help
3"

Learn more about the Fujifilm XP90

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Low Price Waterproof Cameras

The following are some of the cheapest waterproof cameras on the market.

Fujifilm XP90
Fujifilm XP90
from $159
Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 60fps
Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
Shoot in extreme weather
Screen size Large screen Help
3"

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Discussion

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Avatar for John W Klingler John W Klingler (11:02 PM, December 23, 2013)
The photo title "Diving with the Fishes" is correct if they are talking about more than one species of fish...which I believe they were because I see more than one and it is pretty difficult to dive with a single species of fish unless you are confined to a tank or aquarium.
 
Fheald (6:52 PM, July 26, 2012)
I shop for waterproof cameras mainly for durability and dustproof.  I treat my camera badly, because it's with me all the time, and most telescoping lenses get gritty after a year of use.  I also take my cameras to Burning Man and other desert events.  Point being, they're not just for "relaxing by the pool".
 
Avatar for Snapsort Snapsort (0:35 AM, March 23, 2011)
Thanks for catching that typo, we'll fix that up.
 
Chele1 (9:37 PM, March 22, 2011)
in "Diving with the Fishes", it's not "Fishes", it's "Diving with the Fish"