Summer is here! And if you’re headed out for an adventure this vacation, you’ll want to make sure you capture all your memories — but do you really need a waterproof camera? Whether you are planning on sitting by the beach all summer or heading on an African Safari, the answer is yes. Here is what you should look for when shopping around for the best waterproof camera for all your adventure travels.
When you are taking pictures of famous monuments or wild animals, you want to make sure your camera is equipped with a high enough resolution to really capture every intricate detail of your picture’s subject. Look for a camera with 14 megapixel resolution for high-quality photos.
Nearly every camera these days is equipped with a zoom function, but keep in mind that not all zoom features are created equal. A camera equipped with a 5X zoom will give you the capability to capture crystal clear photos from a far.
Yes, your camera should be waterproof, whether or not your adventure travel includes an ocean. Look for a camera that is waterproof up to about 16.5 feet.
Shockproof, freezeproof and dustproof
In addition to having your camera, ensure that your new camera is also shock-proof, freeze-proof and dust-proof. Your camera chassis will be protected from all elements that you may encounter on future adventures.
HD Movie with sound capabilities
Why settle for simply having still shots to remind you of your adventures, when you can accompany those photos with HD movies — with sound!? Look for a camera that also includes HD movie capabilities around 720p, as well as sound features.
This genius feature uses special technology to detect typical face patterns in an image, then adjusts focus and exposure, resulting in fabulous photos every time.
Li-ion Rechargeable Battery
Your waterproof camera should run on a lithium-ion battery, which has a very slow rate of charge loss.
Dual-image stabilization combines optical image stabilization, which most cameras offer today, as well as a higher ISO, which is the camera’s sensitivity. But when looking for a camera with dual-image stabilization, make sure it has the feature to control the ISO manually.