PIX 2015

Pentax Optio 33WR

Announced Sep 3, 2003 •
3 megapixels | 1.6 screen | 37 – 104 mm (2.8×)

Small and low-weight camera for outdoor sports users but... This is my third camera, after 2 nikons. I use it to take pictures during my bike rides, and for it is enough light and small. The buttons are small and impossible tu push with gloves, and the lens are without any cover, so is easy to get fingerprints or other dirtness over it. The image quality is good but not the best for its category. The quality also drop down in internal or low-lighting situations, where the flash not always is ...

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This is my fifth digital camera. I bought it specifically to shoot photos from the kayak on whitewater trips. It does a decent job of this. My main complaints are that the image quality could be better and the lens should have a cover to keep water drops off. The camera seems very durable and definitely water proof. I keep it in the mesh pocket of my life jacket. You can see some full size samples here: http://www.newdawnimaging.com/Pentax33WR/index.htm Problems: Water drops on the lens It ...

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