On Sep 16, 12:10 pm, "dadiOH" invalid.com> wrote:
> cicada wrote:
>> On Sep 16, 8:58 am, "dadiOH" invalid.com> wrote:
>>> cicada wrote:
>>>> I'm going whitewater rafting. The real thing to waterproof CanonG7
>>>> is this Canon DP-WC11 at $150
. Since I hardly ever
>>>> take any picture below the water, I want to
>>>> skip that and go the cheap route. Has anyone tried any other thing
>>>> to waterproof aG7? Did it work well for you? Thanks.
>>> 1. Get a zip lock bag
>>> 2. Attach a UV filter to it on the outside with a retaining ring on
>>> the inside
>>> 3. Cut out the bag plastic where the filter is
>>> 4. Put camera inside, screw into retaining ring
>>> 5. Zip up bag
>>> Good for rain and splashing, not immersion.
>> Sorry I still don't get how you carry out all the steps.
>> How do I put a retaining ring onG7? What is a retaining ring? What
>> is a UV filter? Can you show me a product link?
>> What do you mean by 'screw into the retaining ring'?
> I just looked at a picture of your camera. It doesn't look like you can
> even PUT a filter on the thing. Umpteen auto settings but no threads on the
> lens mount for accessories. Jeez, what's photography coming to?
> If you cannot mount a filter on your camera, you'd need something like
> Most lenses have threads inside the front part of the lens. Those are for
> screwing in filters, lens hoods, etc. A retaining ring has internal and
> external threads. It can be screwed into a lens and other things can then
> be screwed into it. Or maybe I'm thinking of step up/down rings, been a
> UV filters are untraviolet light filters. They remove part of the UV light
> but don't change exposure or color.
> To restate my original post in a different manner, the idea is to get the
> camera into something reasonably water tight (the ziplock bag) with a hole
> in it for the lens to shoot through (so the plastic of the bag doesn't
> distort the image) and to cover that hole with the filter to maintain water
> tight integrity. The hole in the bag has to be small enough so that the
> edges are captured between the camera and filter when the two are screwed
> together but not so small as to protrude into the image area.
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