Florida Nature Photography Protecting Equipment From Rain

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Florida Everglades


From Rain, Humidity, Dust and Sand

During the summer rainy season, weather can change very quickly. A day that starts clear could easily end up wet.

Photographers should always be prepared to protect their equipment: a plastic garbage bag big enough to encase both the camera and the camera bag is good cheap insurance.

Many professional photographers keep a thick garbage sack stored in a camera bag compartment.


And if it does rain?

Well, those days can provide unusual and dramatic photos. They can be taken--while keeping the camera safe and dry--by placing the camera inside a clear plastic bag that's designed to roast turkeys and keep them moist.

Such a bag is clear enough for acceptable pictures when the lens is held so tightly against the side that there are no folds or creases. A thick rubber band will secure the bag tightly over the lens.

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