I don’t know what it is, but I’ve had a serious hankerin’ to go out and shoot some black and white photos lately. Wife and I headed down to Trolly Square, a local (nearly abandoned) shopping mall. My fever has been cured… For the moment.
I’ve been in the market for a small point and shoot camera for several months now, and it’s been a difficult search. I wanted something that fell somewhere between my OMD and my iPhone, which isn’t hard to find. But since my iPhone is good enough for most of the images I’d use it for, I felt like I’d be wasting money by buying a new camera, so I decided to change my focus.
Instead of just getting another camera that was a little smaller, I decided to go after something that offered features that neither of my other cameras had. I ended up settling on the Olympus Tough TG-3. What led me to it is that it’s waterproof up to 50′, has incredible macro capabilities and comes with the ability to control it remotely through an iPad or iPhone. I’ve only had it for a few days, but so far I’m very happy with it. Here’s my first keeper from the camera: