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Old April 9th, 2007, 08:57 PM   #1
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I'm going to be shooting a lot of mountain biking with a Canon DV20. I know from previous experience that lots of fine dust is part of the territory. Anyone have any tips for minimizing camera exposure? Looking at the camcorder it looks like I could do anything from a personally tailored plastic bag to something more sophisticated. Just seeing if anyone has some experience with this and what was practical and effective.
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Old April 9th, 2007, 10:51 PM   #2
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Hi Bob,

When I shoot horse shows, either inside or outside, I just use a folded hand towell or an old cloth diaper to cover the Cam. Seems to keep the "Dusties" away for me, and I'm usually shooting all day long. If I was moving about, as you may be, then I would secure it with a velcro strap.

You could also try an inverted Zip Lock bag of appropriate size, and cut a hole for the lens and mic.

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Old April 10th, 2007, 08:04 AM   #3
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BOB,

Try clingwrap for hamburgers with cutouts for controls,



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Old April 11th, 2007, 10:58 AM   #4
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Both good suggestions. Thanks very much. Bob
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