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Photography in Bad Weather


I saw a photographer shoot in the rain with what looked like a nylon or other waterproof-type material shaped around his camera and his lens. The material was black and was adhered to his lens hood by Velcro. Does anyone know where to purchase this type of protection?
Even the eyepiece had a small opening, and it looked like he could easily zip open the SLR body to replace batteries, etc.
Thanks.

10/17/2004 3:19:55 PM

 
Jon Close
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 5/18/2000
  Tenba rain covers
Kata rain covers
There may be other makers as well.
Both are sold by B&H Photo and other reputable dealers.

10/18/2004 7:11:44 AM

 
Jon Close
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 5/18/2000
  D'oh!! I don't sell anything! Goofed typing the link.

Kata and Tenba covers are available from 10/18/2004 7:13:48 AM

 
Jon Close
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 5/18/2000
  ??
Looks goofed up until I hit "reply," then the link appears ok. Anyway, (without trying the link again) available at reputable dealers.

10/18/2004 7:17:10 AM

 

BetterPhoto Member
  Jon,
Thanks for the great info.

10/18/2004 7:21:19 AM

 
Thomas Kendall

member since: 5/23/2003
  The rain covers protect the camera well, but not the photographer, and they are overpriced IMHO. I use a clear shower curtain with velcro to attach the top of it to the lens hood. I then put an elastic band around that for extra security. The rest of it goes back to cover the camera and photographer quite well with plenty of room for movement. Works great with a tripod or monopod.

10/19/2004 6:27:23 AM

 

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