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M Mirim
posts: 103
reviews: 16
Underwater camera

Hi

We'd like taking some pictures during our shallow snorkel in Comino and our beach day in Mellieha. Do you have a recommendation for an average good camera? I've heard some souvenir shops sell it by just 10 euros. Is it true? What models are they?

Thanks!

Island of Malta...
Destination Expert
for Malta, Sliema
posts: 4,584
reviews: 11
1. Re: Underwater camera

Buy one of these

amazon.co.uk/AQUAPAC-Waterproof-case-Compact…

Use the flash at all times

643

Mellieha, Malta
posts: 443
reviews: 2
2. Re: Underwater camera

Most of the diving shops and schools have underwater cameras for sale too

Sandhurst Berks
Destination Expert
for Malta, Qawra
posts: 1,978
reviews: 41
3. Re: Underwater camera

For a bit of snorkeling you can pick something up on eBay or Amazon very cheaply and unless you are very proficient then you only need something rated for about 5mtrs. A digital camera starts at around £45 sterling and like anything else you can spend a whole lot more. For example £55 will get you a mask with a built in camera should you like the idea.

Another alternative is to purchase a waterproof camera pouch (again loads available on eBay) which will suit your existing digital camera for around £5 sterling.

It depends how seriously you want to take underwater photography.

TIP: When searching the likes of eBay search for Waterproof Cameras rather than Underwater Cameras. The former are mainly for splashing about/snorkeling and the latter tend to be more expensive models for scuba diving with. You will almost always end up paying more from a dive store/operator.

Malta
posts: 401
reviews: 8
4. Re: Underwater camera

You will find most of the souvenier shops sell disposable waterproof cameras.

5. Re: Underwater camera

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