Sealife DC1200 underwater digital camera features with 12MP resolution and 5x optical zoom with stabilization. When put the camera in waterproof housing, it can be used underwater to 200 feet deep. Just put the camera into the housing, close it and lock it, then it is ready for underwater photography. It still has 1 year warranty on either camera and housing.
Sealife DC1200 comes with underwater housing which has rubbery surface to prevent slip and shock absorber. When combined together, then it is larger and heavier than the typical waterproof digital camera but do not be an obstacle to underwater photography. DC1200's housing size is not too small to be handed catch. And with piano key controls and large shutter button that makes it easy to use underwater, even wearing gloves.