Excerpt: I am extremely happy with this camera. This was one of 3 cameras I took with me on a 9 day float trip on a remote river in Alaska. The first video of the trip was shot exclusively with this camera. The ongoing series of videos that follow feature this camera throughout. I was very impressed with the quality of sound. Check out my YouTube channel to see how it performs ( ....................... ). I use STK LI-50B generic batteries and they work great.
Excerpt: I got this camera to take on vacation. I am going to do some skin diving and wanted a good under water camera. So far my land pics are great. I really like the special filters that are programed in the camera. Great camera for the money.
Pros: Easy to Use, Fast Shutter Speed, Good in Low Light
Fast recycle time, great resolution, and still a tough/waterproof camera
Huck Says, Amazon
25 August 2014
Summary: After destroying our prior point-and-shoot camera with beach sand, we decided to go with a "tough" camera that is both waterproof and sand-proof. Several makers fit this bill but the Olympus had the highest "bang for the buck" ratings on several techie websites. We were not disappointed. This rugged camera has an incredibly fast recycle time -- as fast as you can push the shutter button it will take photos.