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Fuji "Finepic XP60" Waterproof Camera

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Fuji "Finepic XP60" Waterproof Camera

Make & Model

Brand:
Fuji
Model:
Finepix XP60
MSRP ($):
149.99

Kayak anglers will easily capture vivid images with the Fujifilm "FinePix XP60" digital camera, which features a 16.4-megapixel CMOS sensor that enables you to shoot crisp photos and 1080i videos. The rugged design resists water, freezing, shock, dust and sand for durability.

Features:

  • 16.4-megapixel, 1/2.3" CMOS sensor
  • 5x optical/2x digital/10x total zoom
  • 2.7" color TFT-LCD display
  • High-definition video mode
  • Optical CMOS-shift image stabilization

Specs:

  • Height: 2.6 inches
  • Depth: 1 inches
  • Weight: 5.8 oz. (body only)
  • Warranty Terms - Parts: 1 year limited: camera; 90 days: float strap
  • Warranty Terms - Labor: 1 year limited: camera; 90 days: float strap

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4.0

Very good

Very good camera I use it to take tournament picture kayak fishing. Small and easy to use.

User Info

Waters Fished:
  • Large Lakes
  • Small Ponds
Used:
16-30 times

Pros & Cons

Pros:
Great pictures/easy to use
Cons:
The dial to open compartment
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4.0

FujiFilm XP Camera

I have been using the FujiFilm XP Camera for a couple of years now. This is a great camera for kayak fishing. It is water / shock / dust & freeze proof.

This camera can take a beating. I have used in while ice fishing in Northern Minnesota and the -20 degree temperatures did not slow the camera action from my experience. In the kayak I have managed to drop the camera onto the deck when removing from my PFD pocket where it has a home.

Although the camera can take pictures up to 16 mega-pixels. I keep the camera at a medium level around 5 mega-pixels for taking pictures of the fish and the scenery of where I fish.

A very nice feature of the camera is when you open up where the memory card and battery is stored the operating system reminds you to check the side door to ensure that both latches are closed.

If you are in the market for a waterproof and durable camera for your outdoor adventures or maybe to take pictures for that CPR tournament this is your camera.

User Info

Waters Fished:
  • Large Rivers
  • Small Creeks
  • Large Lakes
  • Salwater Flats
  • Saltwater Bays
  • Offshore
Used:
30+ times

Pros & Cons

Pros:
Waterproof & Rechargeable
Cons:
When downloading pictures the camera does not auto-shutoff
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(Updated: April 11, 2014)
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5.0

Great Little Waterproof Camera

I bought this camera for a river trip about six months ago because I didn't want to have to get my big gear out of their cases every time I wanted a quick scenic shot, fish pic, or just a grip and grin with my son. I've used many of these small cameras before, but not one that was waterproof besides the gopros. I was very surprised at how many functions it has if you want to get more creative, and it exceeded my expectations as far as just a basic point and shoot. It fits perfect in my front pocket of my Chinook PFD. It comes with a float attachment, which is kind of bulky, and have chosen to leave it off. I can have a fish in one hand and take the camera out, turn it on, snap a shot and put it back, all with the other hand. I do like the 28mm wide lens which helps with the fish pics if they're big enough that I feel the need to be in the photo as well.:)
Very simple to use, and very user friendly. I was taking photos right out of the box and then later went through the instructions. The video it takes is about what you would expect from a small point and shoot. Great for youtube, but I wouldn't use it for more than that. I bought it for $149 at the time, but there are many on Amazon and other places for a lot less. Another thing I liked about the compactness of it, for example, was when we did our big river trip in November. Every time we would get out and stretch, I could snap a few of us and our surroundings which later turned out to be awesome when it came time to do a slideshow and video. Before, I never had a camera on my person the whole time, so many things were left to memory instead of being documented. So i'm grateful I had it and took those photos to remind me of those small, simple moments that I can look back at and smile.
I've been a photographer/photojournalist for many, many years, and have shot hundreds of different kinds of cameras, from the crazy big and expensive, to the el cheapo point and shoots. And out of them all, in my opinion, this is the best waterproof point and shoot camera I have ever used. I'm even buying a second one for my son, so he'll have one on our trips as well. Of course, his will have the float attached. :)

*update 4 11 14* They have them at target for $89.

User Info

Waters Fished:
  • Large Rivers
  • Small Creeks
  • Large Lakes
Used:
30+ times

Pros & Cons

Pros:
Great Quality, Easy to use, Compact, Lots of Functions
Cons:
Wish it charged with usb instead of only external charger
Owner's reply

*Correction on original review* It comes with a usb cord that will charge off any computer. I got that part confused with my sony cybershot. It's also small and blue. So I want to take that off the cons. :)

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