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What are the best Cameras for surf and other water sports photography?

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    Vincent Hill
    Written on February 14, 2017
    "So I am a new graphic designer and I love what I'm doing, I had one problem and that is I needed a Raster to Vector converter as well as something to help me with my work. My solution was Photoshop of course, it has to be the best in the market for the best price."
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      Douglas Bishop
      Written on September 28, 2017
      "The Canon EOS is a great camera for taking action shots. There are various modes that allow high quality burst rates so you can see every individual droplet of water if you wanted. High quality shots at 4k with 60 fps."
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      Douglas Bishop
      Written on September 28, 2017
      "The Canon EOS is a great camera for taking action shots. There are various modes that allow high quality burst rates so you can see every individual droplet of water if you wanted. High quality shots at 4k with 60 fps."
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      Jack Burns
      Written on September 28, 2017
      "NOT recommended for water sports photography. This camera is not resistant to water or debris. Avoid taking to anywhere wet and dirty."
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      Lawrence Simpson
      Written on September 28, 2017
      "Many people want to capture photos for surfing, paddle boarding, kitesurfing, windsurfing and bodyboarding. The Sony ILCE-7RM2 is a good camera but needs an underwater camera diving waterproof housing to make it feasible for such use. More direct options include for instance the Sony HDR-AS200VR which allows you to record video and take photos with a splash proof body. The Polaroid Cube+ records video and can take 8-megapixel still photos and contains a fixed 124-degree wide-angle lens. The GoPro HD Hero5 Black is a waterproof digital surf camera which mounts on your board or attaches via a chest strap or helmet. It has 4k video, and takes 12MP photos"
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      Lawrence Simpson
      Written on September 28, 2017
      "Many people want to capture photos for surfing, paddle boarding, kitesurfing, windsurfing and bodyboarding. The Sony ILCE-7RM2 is a good camera but needs an underwater camera diving waterproof housing to make it feasible for such use. More direct options include for instance the Sony HDR-AS200VR which allows you to record video and take photos with a splash proof body. The Polaroid Cube+ records video and can take 8-megapixel still photos and contains a fixed 124-degree wide-angle lens. The GoPro HD Hero5 Black is a waterproof digital surf camera which mounts on your board or attaches via a chest strap or helmet. It has 4k video, and takes 12MP photos"
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      Zhang Fang
      Written on September 28, 2017
      "Great and simple site.Easy to search."
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      Danielle Duncan
      Written on October 12, 2017
      "If you are into recording every event in your life, from boring Sunday afternoon lounges to high flying plane rides or deep dives underwater and life's precious moments, the Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 has the zoom for you. Focusing in on every vivid detail of life and never miss a beat with the magical microphone is the absolute filming experience. As a video artist who used many different types of cameras, in my opinion this camera meets the high demands and goes a 1000 miles extra with more features you ever could imagine. It is my camera of choice whatever the occasion may be, try it out for yourself."
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      Danielle Duncan
      Written on October 12, 2017
      "If you are into recording every event in your life, from boring Sunday afternoon lounges to high flying plane rides or deep dives underwater and life's precious moments, the Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 has the zoom for you. Focusing in on every vivid detail of life and never miss a beat with the magical microphone is the absolute filming experience. As a video artist who used many different types of cameras, in my opinion this camera meets the high demands and goes a 1000 miles extra with more features you ever could imagine. It is my camera of choice whatever the occasion may be, try it out for yourself."
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      Gary Harris
      Written on October 2, 2017
      "The Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 is a high performance point and shoot camera with 21 megapixels and capable of capturing 4k video. For sports photographers it has LUMIX DFD focusing technology enabling you to very quickly acquire focus on your subject."
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      Virginia Willis
      Written on September 28, 2017
      "I love this camera, its worht its weight in gold. I know its pricey, but its so worth the money. You are going to get a camera that will last and last, it has so many features on it, that you will always be up to date."
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      Alan Garcia
      Written on September 28, 2017
      "SeaLife DC2000 is a great underwater camera. While expensive, it supports full 1080p, 60fps video recording and is great for those who like to dive and discover underwater wildlife."
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      Alan Garcia
      Written on September 28, 2017
      "SeaLife DC2000 is a great underwater camera. While expensive, it supports full 1080p, 60fps video recording and is great for those who like to dive and discover underwater wildlife."
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      Ankita Rao
      Written on November 1, 2017
      "SeaLife DC2000 is a camera for surf or other water sports photography. Has special features that make it possible to take pictures in and around water."
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      Kathleen Ruiz
      Written on September 28, 2017
      "I recently got into scuba diving and wanted to find the perfect camera for getting pictures of what I was able to find. The Aqua-Vu manages that very well. The pictures came out very clear (as I would expect for the price) but I wouldn’t say it is the most convenient item. Whereas a GoPro makes it easier to attach to your person, this is handheld which means you have to have a place to store it while not in use. It also made me nervous about dropping it since I couldn’t attach it to myself in a convenient way."
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      Kathleen Ruiz
      Written on September 28, 2017
      "I recently got into scuba diving and wanted to find the perfect camera for getting pictures of what I was able to find. The Aqua-Vu manages that very well. The pictures came out very clear (as I would expect for the price) but I wouldn’t say it is the most convenient item. Whereas a GoPro makes it easier to attach to your person, this is handheld which means you have to have a place to store it while not in use. It also made me nervous about dropping it since I couldn’t attach it to myself in a convenient way."
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      Olivia Brown
      Written on September 28, 2017
      "Aqua-Vu AV Micro 5 can be used underwater so you might want to check it out. You can use it for all types of water sports without the fear of it falling in the water and being ruined."
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      Eugene Moreno
      Written on November 3, 2017
      "get a digial camera that is worthy of those moments in your life. Get the black sony Alpha, compatible with window, and mac os."
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      Eugene Moreno
      Written on November 3, 2017
      "get a digial camera that is worthy of those moments in your life. Get the black sony Alpha, compatible with window, and mac os."
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      Juan Gonzales
      Written on September 28, 2017
      "This camera is a bad solution in my opinion. It does not have image stabalization."

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    Summary

    Best Cameras for surf and other water sports photography
    Rank Solutions Type Votes Price
    1 Canon EOS-1DX Mark II Electronics 117 Paid
    2 Sony ILCE-7RM2 Electronics 80 Paid
    3 Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 Electronics 63 Paid
    4 SeaLife DC2000 Electronics 34 Paid
    5 Aqua-Vu AV Micro 5 Electronics 29 Paid
    6 Sony Alpha a6000 Electronics 4 Paid
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