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#2153
Camera case
sadfish - 6/19/2010 1:13 AM
Category: Photography
Replies: 9

Does anyone use those bag looking cases for their slr or dlsr cameras. I was thinking of getting one just so I can start doing a little photography. I do not want to wreck my camera though. Thanks, Tim
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SCUBASMITTY - 6/19/2010 1:53 AM
pelican hard case! you spend alot of money to get a GOOD camera, PROTECT IT !
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sadfish - 6/19/2010 5:07 AM
THANK YOU, YOU THE MAN!!!!! Tim
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BgDmbRngr - 6/19/2010 8:58 AM
I bought a Ikelite housing for mine. slightly expensive but well worth it.
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luv2dive - 6/19/2010 10:01 AM
I have to agree with scubasmit!!! Pelican cases are the best to protect your camera and accesories with the money invested!
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Michael_37 - 6/20/2010 1:58 PM
Sadfish - I’m just not sure I would trust taking my SLR Nikon down in a zip lock bag with out the DAN equiptment insurance. I’ve got a small Vivatar 8400 - 8.1mp 8x zoom and video - I got mine from a surplus store for $25 but you can get one at Wal-mart for around $90 - Its rated for up to 50 feet but I’m sure will make it much deeper. I didn’t want to spend the big money yet
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scubadmike - 6/21/2010 6:28 AM
THE BAGS ARE GARBAGE !!! YOU CAN GET A GOOD BUT NOT GREAT CAMERA FOR 100.00 & UP {DIGITAL }
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LatitudeAdjustment - 6/21/2010 7:34 AM


From sadfish: Does anyone use those bag looking cases for their slr or dlsr cameras. I was thinking of getting one just so I can start doing a little photography. I do not want to wreck my camera though. Thanks, Tim



I wouldn’t take a chance on a those ziplock bag style bags for anything other than keeping the camera dry from splashs on the boat. If you don’t have the camera yet look at Canon and Olympus, they have inexpensive camera and housing packages that are good to 120’.


Ikelite makes good housings and stands behind their product. Metal cases will cost you alot more.


Like Smitty said, a Pelican case to protect the camera and housing while out of the water but a good padded lunch box works to and it’s easier to store on a liveaboard.
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UWnewbee - 6/21/2010 7:23 PM
I agree,, I wouldnt trust the bags either,, that gets flooded especially salt water,, good bye camera!
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RickCavanaugh - 6/27/2010 5:52 PM
The bags are only good for very shallow dives. The pressure will press all of the buttons in and the camera will not operate.