Waterproof cameras are all the rage lately and it makes it much easier to get some incredible shots at the beach or in your tank. Sony has released a couple of accessories making it much easier to get great underwater shots for still photography and video.
The new MPK-WEB marine pack will protect your W series Sony Cyber-shot camera, letting you get great shots up to 132 feet deep. According to Sony’s website, “Designed specifically for underwater photos and movies, this marine pack is made from rugged ABS plastic and glass and allows you to submerge your camera up to 132 feet (40m). Also includes an LCD hood and hand strap.” This puppy retails for $229.99 USD but would be a solid investment for priceless pictures and video for avid divers.
If you’re looking to video your next snorkeling or shallow dive adventure, the SPK-HCE Sportspack is a great way to protect your Sony Handycam from water, from the accidental splash to underwater shooting up to 17 feet deep. This camera is “Compatible with nearly all 2006-2009 Handycam® camcorders, the SPK-HCE sports pack not only allows you to capture unique marine video footage from depths up to 17 feet (5m), but even allows you to record audio with the built-in microphone. In addition to the hard plastic housing to protect your camcorder from watery mishaps, the SPK-HCE features a mounting shoe and external controls for power, record, zoom and photo capture.” The SPK-HCE retails for $249.99.