Correction 7:50 a.m. PST: The lower-end model is the Stylus 850 SW.
LAS VEGAS--I can't speak for their optical quality or performance, but I like the idea behind Olympus' shockproof and waterproof compact cameras--and I liked the publicity stunts the Japanese camera maker used to show them off at the Photo Marketing Association trade show here.
In one demonstration, the camera drops down a pegboard, banging off several on the way down before splashing into a tray of water.
On another, a handful of cameras were frozen in a large block of ice.
And several cameras were … Read more