View Full Version : Olympus sp-550 underwater?

09-11-2007, 11:36
I am looking at purchasing an Olympus sp-550 uz and housing to use on our upcoming trip to the Caymans. For about $650 it seems like a pretty cool and versitile setup. Does anyone have any knowledge of this camera & housing? I am especially hopeful that the wide-angle aspect would work well underwater. But then...this is all new to me!

09-11-2007, 13:00
I've heard good reviews of the Oly cameras. Don't expect TOO much from the wide angle... it's only so wide. UW you'll wish you had wider. But it's definitely better than non wide angle cameras, touting 6x zoom, etc. (zoom of more than 2x is useless underwater)