A&P Taking a DSLR camping

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  1. footratfunkface

    footratfunkface New Member

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    How do you do it?

    I'm not talking car camping, I'm talking miles from anyone, make your own campsite camping. Primitive camping, walk-in camping. I want to take the camera, but I don't want to break the camera.
     
  2. SuperCzar

    SuperCzar Mac Crew, DSLR Crew

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    Dont drop it?
     
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    do you have a good bag/backpack?
     
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    Bring an extra battery, leave it in a protective bag and don't drop it?
     
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    Good bag...
     
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    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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    1D + L glass
     
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    I wouldn't worry about it.
     
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    or the polar opposite, bring a light camera (rebel xt/nikon d40) so it doesnt weigh you down :dunno:

    Weather proofing of the 1D/L would be nice though :drool:
     
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    beware of dew
     
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    buy a good bag? :dunno:
     
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    i have a tamarac that im selling if you are interested :run: send me a pm if you want pics/details.
     
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    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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    Mt. Dew :run:
     
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    I'm leaving for the desert tomorrow night and staying there 'till sunday.

    The only thing I'm worried about is crashing on my dirt bike while riding with my backpack.

    Who worries about dust? :o
     
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    fucked up a p&s with dust:o had to send it in to get repaired.
     
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    Thanks. I guess I'll just pack it carefully. I have a very nice ruck: http://www.kifaru.net/MGmmr.htm

    I didn't know if there were specifics with temperature/humidity changes going from Atlanta to the N. Georgia mountains. I guess it was kind of a common sense answer, though.
     
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    if you carry a huge backpack, a lowepro top loading bag is perfect, pretty small, can be on a big belt or on belts that makes it stand on your chest.

    if not, then in the big back, but sucks to get it out.
     
  18. N-Word-Jim

    N-Word-Jim Cure for boredom

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    thats what I did.

    1d+16-35+70-200=allyouneedfor20miles.jpg
     
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    Same here* :h5:


    * substitute 16-35 for a 17-40 :bigthumb:
     
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    actually, this is true. Wrap your stuff in a towel at night.
     
  21. White Stormy

    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    I carry mine backpacking all the time. The biggest think I worry about it taking a fall during a creek crossing and getting the thing wet. I usually only carry one lens (weight is a concern) so what I do if Im going to be doing multiple creek crossings and stick the whole camera in ziplock freezer bag and then stick it in the camera bag. It hasn't taken a dip yet but I'd rather be safe than sorry, plus it's also good dew protection.

    If your going winter camping and expect so see single digit temperature at knight your batteries probably won't work worth a damn in the morning so be prepared to warm them up in your gloves.
     
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    We're probably going the first week of November, up to Raven Cliff Falls, GA. That's one of several places I've considered.
     

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