Waterproof Housing?

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  1. Alchemist

    Alchemist The Fighters Guide House Member

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    Okay, I really want to take photos in the rain ect, and I don't want to ruin my camera..sooooo I was wondering what would be the best thing to do. I looked at waterproof housings...and they cost more than twice my camera....

    Any advice?
     
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    bets thing to do - atleast my friend does so, he uses smth like tent , and photogrpahs for there, he enters it , and photgraphs.. ( he used it to photo nature, dont know about citys)
     
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    Tents can work for wildlife very well yes - but for a camera most of the waterproof housings your looking at must be for underwater work if they are that expensive. There are some cheaper covers if you ask around a few decent photography shops locally.
    Also photographers have often used showercaps and plastic bags to cover the camera - its easier if you use the viewfinder since you can cut a small hole for that and keep the rest of the back covered. A lens hood works well for covering the lens from raindrops.
     
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    Thanks. Didn't think about the plastic bag. I do have a lens hood.