3 waterproof cameras you can take (almost) anywhere

You want to capture your family's summer escapades, but beaches, lakes and pools are perilous for cameras. These three are up to the challenge.

Best for video
splash proof go pro
GoPro HD Hero3 white edition

GoPro HD Hero3 white edition

Why it's a buy: Strap this camera to your wrist or chest and you're set to snorkel, surf, bike, and more.

The Hero3, which works at up to 197 feet below, shoots wide-angle footage and provides a perspective that "really wasn't possible before," says IDC research director Chris Chute.

Stills from the 5-megapixel camera are underwhelming, but the high-def video is crystal clear.

Price: $200

  @Money - Last updated August 15 2013 05:41 PM ET
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