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Old 06-11-2010, 12:33 PM
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Keeping Camera Dry / Protecting it from Moisture / Rain

For those who carry and use camera equipment on backpacking trips when it is wet (rainy), please share how you protect it

Undoubtedly, many carry a point-and-shoot that is small enough to take photos under a hat brim and tuck away into a pocket (in a protective bag). But there are also those who carry DSLR equipment and even larger format gear.

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Old 06-12-2010, 12:45 AM
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have yet to try them out, but i've seen dslr armor kits that go all the way up to full protection fo NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 06-15-2010, 01:17 PM
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I carry either 35mm SLR's with big lenses (300mm f2.8) or a medium format view camera on almost all NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 06-15-2010, 01:21 PM
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I missed part of your question. If the camera comes out to be used in snow or rain, I use a rain ca NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 07-19-2010, 06:04 PM
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For my recent trip to Yosemite I knew thunderstorms were a possibility as was mist from waterfalls. NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 07-19-2010, 10:05 PM
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Old 07-19-2010, 10:11 PM
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I attached a produce bag (found on rolls in grocery produce sections) to a U NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 07-19-2010, 11:14 PM
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Yes, taping it to a lens hood would be an improvement. Then the plastic would cover all the threaded NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Some of the other gear that I've found helpful on wilderness photo shoots in the rain and snow inclu NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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