Cruises Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Cruises activity »
  1. 1 Antarctica Cruise--Zegrahm or Lindblad and time to go
  2. 2 Transfer from Fiumicino to Civitavecchia
  3. 3 Almost serious :)
  4. 4 Would you live on a cruise ship year round?
  5. 5 Considering a first-time Caribbean cruise..
  6. 6 Trip Report Antarctica Quark Expedition Travel Report
  7. 7 Best Place to Purchase Cruises
  8. 8 Trip Report UNIWORLD River Boat Cruise on the Danube, Budapest to Prague
  9. 9 National Geographic Quest
  10. 10 Azamara Journey New Zealand Tours Available
  11. 11 Mississippi River Cruise
  12. 12 Time to Explore St Petersburg
  13. 13 roommate wanted
  14. 14 Just back from an NCL East Med & Greek isles Cruise! Any ?
  15. 15 Mediterranean cruise- first week of May?
  16. 16 Danube River Cruise - agent
  17. 17 Multi generation Alaska cruise
  18. 18 Seeking Cozumel Advice
  19. 19 Costa Maya beach
  20. 20 Scenic cruise advice
  21. 21 Small Ship Alaska
  22. 22 Seabourn Alaska Cruise
  23. 23 Viking consumer beware
  24. 24 Need help European Cruise -viking Ocean Cruise Barcelona to Rome
  25. 25 Pre-cruise hotel
View next 25 » Back to the top

Antarctica-How did you protect camera on Zodiac excursions?

Jump to last reply

Hi,

I am preparing for my upcoming Antarctica cruise (Lindblad - December 2012) and need guidance for protecting camera equipment while taking part in excursions on the zodiacs. I plan to take a Canon Rebel T2i with 18-270mm lens and a compact Sony Cybershot.
Is a protective waterproof camera cover necessary? If yes, please provide type/brand used or any other useful tips for protecting the equipment. Did anyone experience their camera "freezing up" on the zodiacs due to the temperatures?

Also, did you carry a backpack/camera bag with you on the Zodiac or just had the camera hanging from the strap around your neck. I have a Billingham 107 Bag that can be converted into a backpack (harness can be purchased seperately)--just wandering if this is a necessary expense.
Thanks
Robin

17 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement