To add to my Dad’s post;
It’s a Pentax Optio water resistant and dustproof 3.2 megapixel camera, with multiple photo settings for dull light, snow/surf etc. It also has a 2.8x zoom on it too.
It takes an SD memory card, and 128MB (Takes 60 pictures or 5 minutes of video), is sufficient enough for a weeks sailing holiday with the kids. I have just bought a 1GB memory card which can take over 400 pictures or over 45 minutes of video footage and I’m yet to try it out, so Ullswater will be the big shoot – watch out!
To see the type of pictures and video footage taken from the optio, take a look at some of the videos on http://uk.youtube.com/silencedbadger
This particular camera has been through it all: sandblasts, swimming in the sea, tide races, force 7 gusts, 3 metre swells and the Brancaster weekends – it’s not too keen in the cold, so having it tucked in a jacket pocket is a good way of preserving it. Most digital cameras don’t do well in cold weather.
P.S Wayfarers 2008 Video will be on youtube on the 31st of October this year.