I bought this camera to have when I snorkel in the Galapagos. It is capable of taking really good card. Unfortunately, that only type 5-6 really good pictures of 1000. This is mainly because it is quite impossible to see on the screen what you take in water and then the water is still quite clear. But words need to know both what to do and also take a chance to point the camera in the right direction. As for the movie, you will hear the zoom very well and it also suffers from the problem with the monitor.