Ricoh GX100Ricoh GXR A16Olympus TG 830
Kuppenbender: A lot of emphasis on rugged/shock-proof cameras for the under 10's. How about teaching your children to treat fragile electronic gadgets with a little respect?
My son's Canon A560 (similar to the A1400 in the article) has remained undamaged after four years of use - he got it when he was 5.
Incidentally, I found that once he discovered the long optical zoom on the family videocam (Panasonic HDC-SD40) that this quickly became his camera of choice, even for stills photography. Of course, by now he has learned to treat cameras with care and respect.
Well, considering that the vast majority of our family's pics are while we are camping,canoeing,hiking, or at the beach, a rugged waterproof camera is ideal. I just wish they made some with m43 or aps-c sensors for me!
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