Summertime is the ideal season to get some memorable vacation shots and many families love capturing memories of a float trip. Not only can a person take some phenomenal shots of the great outdoors and beautiful wildlife, having a quality camera allows a person to capture a variety of candid float trip snapshots as well. One of the favored models chosen by many avid outdoorsmen is a Pentax Optio W30 7.1 MP Digital Camera with 3x Optical Zoom.
Priced at affordably at around $399.99, the camera is 4 x 2.5 x 1 inches and weighs only 16 ounces, making it lightweight, compact and portable. With a 7.1-megapixel CCD and 3 x Pentax optical zoom lens, a person can take high quality pictures which are suitable for framing. The camera has enhanced waterproof construction and can be submerged in up to ten feet of water for up to two hours. This camera is as much for the discerning photographer as for the budding armature and provides attractive photographs with distinct definition and beautiful full color.
With an enhanced waterproof design, the model can capture underwater images and when on a float trip this can include a vast array of native fish, turtles and other underwater life. The camera comes with a generous 2.5-inch LCD monitor that has a bright mode which automatically adjusts the brightness level which means improved pictures; even in the hot, glaring sunshine the photos will still be stunning. The Pentax Optio is also excellent for capturing those wonderful outdoor adventures everyone has on a float trip.
The Pentax Optio also has face registration and Macro photography mode that means even objects only a ½ inch in size can be shot at a close up angle and this includes flowers, bugs, frogs, and much more. This camera also comes with an Auto Picture mode which automatically determines the best settings for the various different shooting conditions someone will encounter on a float trip. Even the beginning photographer will have an easy time taking snaps because this camera eliminates the need for having multiple settings and takes the guesswork out of beautiful pictures.
Other features of the Pentax Optio include 21.9 megabytes of built in memory, and image viewer and image viewer software. The camera also has a new automatic locking mechanism which locks up the battery when the camera is in the closed position. Automatic tracking continuously focuses on a moving object which means on a float trip, this camera is a must have to capture the most stunning and life-like photographs possible.