Your #1 source for kayaking and canoeing information.               FREE Newsletter!
my Profile
 





 
Advice, Suggestions and General Help New Topic Printer Friendly Version

  More things to consider. Fast startup.
  Posted by: ezwater on Mar-10-13 5:37 PM (EST)
 

Short picture to picture delay. Wide angle lens.

Fast lens. Try for at least 2.8 at the wide end of the zoom. My new Canon G15 has 1.8 to 2.8 over its 28-140 zoom range, better than some SLRs. When paddling, you *will* struggle with low light conditions, and many waterproofs seem designed only for sunny days.

The number of pixels is less important. In fact,fewer pixels can mean faster shot-to-shot. My 5 year old Canons have "only" 7 megapixels, but that's plenty for even 8 by 10 prints, and allows cropping for closeups. New waterproof cameras usually have at least 12 megapixels, and that's plenty! Take more only if they come with other desirable features.

A bright, detailed LCD screen.

 Great Products from the Buyers' Guide:

ParkerMount

Reflective Hull Decals

Drysuits

Kayak/Canoe Ergometer

Dry Bags

Table of Contents

Google
 
Web Paddling.net


Follow us on:
Free Newsletter | About Us | Site Map | Advertising Info | Contact Us

©2014 Paddling.net Inc.
Sweepstakes Shirt Sale