Pentax Optio 33WR review
I was looking for a camera as a back-up for my EOS 300D. I wanted a camera which I could use in all conditions and ended almost naturally with the Optio WR which I could pick up for only 150€.
At first, I found it an ackward, ugly little thing, but now after only one week, I'm completely in love with it (as is my girlfriend.)
The essentials are there: nice picture quality (although it does not compare to my EOS 300D), superb white balance, good exposure. The only thing I would complain about, is quiet a lot of noise at 200 and 400 ISO settings.
All the rest is positive: excellent macro mode (you have to see to believe it!), very nice ergonomics, small but not too small and weather (and water) resistant and shockproof to top it off.
I would recommend the camera to everyone!
Add to my wishing list:
- Optical stabilizer,
- raw mode,
- metal design,
- better noise/signal at high ISO setting