Men have explored land and sea, everything around us, above us and under us. I'm sure that most of us would agree that the underwater world has shown us nature at is best. The flora and fauna of the underwater world is known to captivate all who have set their eyes upon such beauty. If you're into marine exploration or marine recreational activities, the most important gadget that you must bring along besides your oxygen supply would be a camera, a waterproof camera.

Nothing expresses a panorama better than a photo plus being able to share such amazing photos with your friends will certainly be delightful. The only problem here is which waterproof digital camera do you buy? The camera market today has tons of products, all built with different function and systems. Thanks to waterproof digital camera ratings, choosing the best won't be too difficult.

According to the 2011 top 10 waterproof digital camera ratings, the 10th best camera in the market today is the Olympus Stylus Tough-6020. This 14 megapixel camera is capable of handling 16ft of underwater pressure and is able to record 720 HD videos. Coming in at ninth place is the Olympus TG 810, this 14 megapixel camera has a GPS chip in it and is built to handle 33ft of pressure. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS10 is at eighth place is capable of withstanding 10ft of pressure. This 14.1 megapixel camera has a 4x optical zoom plus its 2.7 inch LCD screen gives u crystal clear preview.

The 7th best waterproof camera for the year 2011 is the Canon PowerShot D10. This amazing 12 Mp camera has a 2.4 inch screen attached to it and is suitable for young divers and beginners. The Sony CyberShot DCS-TX10 is number 6 on the list and it has an amazing 3 inch touch sensitive screen. This staggering 16.2 megapixel camera has a 4x optical zoom capacity. Coming in fifth, the 12 megapixel Kodak EasyShare Sport C123 has a 2.4 inch LCD display. This camera has a 5x digital zoom and can handle up to 10ft of pressure.

The Pentax Optio WG 1 is currently ranked fourth on the list. This 14 megapixel marvel is capable of withstanding 33ft of pressure allowing you to capture amazing sea bed creatures. This rugged looking camera has a 2.7 inch LCD screen. Ranking in third, the Olympus TG-610 has a 14 Mp camera and a 3.0 inch LCD screen. This camera has a 5x optical zoom and can withstand 16ft of pressure.

In second place, you'll find the one and only, Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3. This camera has a built in GPS chip and is capable of diving down to 40ft below sea level. This 12 megapixel camera is capable of capturing 3D photos too. The ultimate underwater camera for the year 2011 would be the Nikon CoolPix AW100. This 16 megapixel camera is able to withstand 33ft of pressure. The Nikon CoolPix AW100 has a built in GPS chip.

Source by Jim S Coleman