Would that be any more of a problem with the Pentax compared with the Olympus?
Dan Matyola http://www.pentaxphotogallery.com/danieljmatyola On Mon, Dec 4, 2017 at 2:45 PM, mike wilson <m.9.wil...@ntlworld.com> wrote: > > On 04 December 2017 at 16:48 "Daniel J. Matyola" <danmaty...@gmail.com> > wrote: > > > > > > I am looking to buy a friend a waterproof camera for water sports, > > including surfing, kayaking and snorkeling. Should be able to stay > > watertight at least 30 feet (10 m) below the surface, but not for heavy > > duty scuba diving. > > > > Is there a Pentax point and shoot that fits these requirements? Any info > > about durability, flexibility and image quality would be appreciated. > > I had a WG for about four years. Jpg only, reasonable quality output. The > usual plethora of farkles common to compacts. Robust except for a clip-on > lens > shade/macro focusing aid. The big drawback with waterproof cameras is > that, > sooner or later, the waterproofing will fail. It only needs a bump on one > of > the doors to disturb the seal when submerged and Fzzt! goes your > investment. > You might get away with a slight leak in fresh water but salt/pool water > will > kill it instantly. > > -- > PDML Pentax-Discuss Mail List > PDML@pdml.net > http://pdml.net/mailman/listinfo/pdml_pdml.net > to UNSUBSCRIBE from the PDML, please visit the link directly above and > follow the directions. > -- PDML Pentax-Discuss Mail List PDML@pdml.net http://pdml.net/mailman/listinfo/pdml_pdml.net to UNSUBSCRIBE from the PDML, please visit the link directly above and follow the directions.