Everyone enjoys taking photographs and videos; they want to capture the moment during their outdoor adventures. Regardless to whether they are standing on top of a mountain, skiing down the slopes, walking through a beautiful garden or spending time at the beach, there is always a moment to remember.
Luckily, today’s camera companies have been creating more advanced technologies specifically tailored toward outdoor adventures. Cameras that can be submerged 330 feet underwater, and models with Wi-Fi capabilities and apps to easily share your experience, are just some of the many technology advancements.
Enjoy hands free voice control, 2-inch touch display, advanced video stabilization and simple one-button control with the GoPro Hero5 Black. This is the ultimate rugged and waterproof action camera. It can be submerged to 33 feet without a housing. “I am new to GoPro and I must say this is the best camera I have ever acquired! I love the touch screen, and the fact that it is waterproof,” one review said.
The INTOVA HD2 waterproof action camera is the first in its class to include a built-in flash and video light. It is fully water proof to 330 feet below water, and features a rugged housing to withstand the harshest conditions. Capture any adventure with its wide angle lens and 8MP photo resolution and remote control.
The Garmin Virb XE is a compact, waterproof HD action camera. It has a build-in Garmin GPS that sensors and tracks your movements in real-time. It can be submerged up to 50 meters under water with a dive case. This camera was designed to withstand the toughest environments and has a dedicated photo button with the ability to shoot wide-angle 12 megapixel photos at speeds up to 30 frames per second.
Whether you are on top of a mountain or skiing down the slopes the Olympus Tough TG-Tracker is the best way to keep up with your outdoor adventures. It features built-in Wi-Fi, an LED headlight, and an electronic 5-Axis Image Stabilization. It is also shockproof to 7 feet, freezeproof to 14°F and waterproof to 100 feet.
This 4K action camera features voice control and data overlays. The Garmin VIRB Ultra 30 has a touchscreen display, 3-axis image stabilization, GPS capture G-Metrix™ and a high sensitivity microphone. You can connect it directly to the VIRB Mobile app and share your footage through your smartphone or tablet.
Shoot anytime, anywhere with the Sony HDR-AS50. Mount it on your bike, wrap it around your wrist and even attach it to your snowboarding helmet. This camera features an adjustable field of view, SteadyShot to reduce blur and enhanced full HD 60p to capture clear images in rich color. It is waterproof, dustproof and shockproof.
This is a high-end portable camera with a super slim frame and 40m waterproof housing. The iSAW Edge features a built-in LCD view finder, high speed recording, time lapse video and a 170° wide-angle field of view. A review on Amazon says: “The 1080p shoots clean at 60fps and the slo mo is beautiful. I even took it underwater on a cloudy day and got some clean shots. Great investment.”
If you want to shoot professional-quality footage, look no further than the Sony X1000 HD Action Camcorder. It features 3840 x 2160 4K Ultra HD resolution video recording and SteadyShot image stabilization, which prevents the distortion of videos. “The Sony FDR-X1000V is an all-around excellent action cam. Image quality is sharp and detailed, colors are vibrant with pop, white balance seems to be overall pretty good (and can be adjusted to your liking in the app), low light performance is best in class, image stabilization works well, GPS overlay is great for videos that represent a journey, such as motorsports,” one reviewer said.
If you are looking for an action camera at an affordable price, look no further than the Duo Camera by Intova. It is a high-quality, waterproof action camera, perfect for capturing incredible footage of your most memorable adventures. The camera features high definition 720p video resolution and still photo resolution up to 5MP. Submerge it in water up to 100 feet and take advantage of its re-chargeable li-ion battery that lasts for up to two hours of continuous use.