First Roll With: Fuji Quicksnap Marine by Rizavel Pua - Underwater Disposable Camera

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Underwater Disposable Camera: Fuji Quicksnap Marine
Film: Fujifilm Superia X-tra 800
Dev + Scan: Rewind Photo Lab - Glebe ( @rewindphotolab )
Shooting Location: Coron, Philippines
Hey, my name's Rizavel Pua and I'm just an amateur film photographer that's trying to find her way.
I recently went on a trip with my family to Coron, Philippines and it's known to be a very touristy beach area of the country. It was constant 30°c sunny days with a 6:00am sunrise and a 6:00pm sunset and clear waters. Knowing that I would be around the beach a lot, I purchased an underwater disposable camera to try something new and experiment. 
The disposable camera was surrounded by a thick plastic housing with a huge green advance wheel and a big lever-type shutter release. Waterproof seal was tight with no leakage whatsoever and was also super clear even with a few scratches on the housing right above the lens. Viewfinder was easy to use on land but when used underwater with a scuba mask on, it was all up to luck when positioning your photos. Due to the camera not being an SLR, the occasional finger in the photo happened :(
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When out of the water, the photos turned out sharp with not that much grain. and I was definitely happy with the result. When underwater, it depended on the water we were swimming in. When the water was around 70% freshwater, the photos were more clearer and less blurry but when the water was around 70% seawater, the photos were more dark and blurry (but also could be due to my inability to hold still underwater). 
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Before purchasing, I read reviews online which deemed the shutter release temperamental and unreliable at times but I had no problems with it during the entire trip. A rubber band was provided to hook onto the camera as a wrist strap which was definitely essential. 
 
Overall, this disposable camera has surpassed beyond my expectations which leaves me to say that I would definitely recommend! 

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