Everyone seems to be taking photos on their cell phones these days, but unfortunately when it comes to underwater or wet conditions most devices won’t hold up. That’s why using a digital camera designed specifically for those conditions is important to get the best shots. If you are looking for the best point and shoot camera with waterproof features consider Olympus and Nikon models.

Available in blue, orange, and white and yellow, the Olympus Stylus Tough-6000 is a considered by some to be the best point and shoot camera waterproof option out there for 10 megapixel resolution. This wide angle optical model is dual image stabilized and the zoom can be seen on the 2.7 inch LCD screen. This camera is crushproof, freeze proof, shake proof and waterproof and the HyperCrstal III LCD screen provides clear viewing even under water. This device is compatible with xD Picture Cards and also memory cards that are microSD compliant.

Another camera that has been called the best point and shoot camera waterproof option comes from Nikon. The Coolpix S33 is available in blue or white and is a digital camera that is freeze proof to 14 degrees Fahrenheit and waterproof up to 33 feet. It is also shockproof to five feet with a 3x wide angle glass zoom lens by Nikkor. This camera also shoots full HD 1080p videos and is capable of stereo sound. Oversize buttons and easy view menus make this an excellent choice for underwater photographers and outdoor enthusiasts who may need gloves.

Both Nikon and Olympus are well-respected camera brands who have been in the industry for some time. Their expertise creates the perfect camera for outdoor use. Choose one of these quality, durable waterproof digital cameras the next time you need to get that perfect shot underwater, on the slopes or while you are hitting the rapids.