22nd April 2002, 01:01 PM
22nd April 2002, 01:21 PM
I will not advise using a ziploc. It may hold out a while for snorkelling, but for diving, it is quite risky, you may end up flooding your camera.
What's a 707 anyway?
Last edited by midreef; 22nd April 2002 at 03:09 PM.
22nd April 2002, 01:40 PM
Sony DSC-707. I wonder what are you going to do with the 707... if you are not going to wade into the water, get pushed overboard with your camera, a normal ziploc bag with some dessicant inside (keep the sessicant in a tied up sock or something) to keep your camera when not in use should be fine. Try not to get spray on the camera. Wipe down at the end of the day and keep the camera in the bag with dessicant whenever not in use. A UV filter will be nice to prevent sand and water on the lens.
But if you are deciding to get wet... the US$900 (I thought there's a us$2000+ one? hee hee) casing appears to be the only choice. I don't think there's a waterproof bag is allows you to shoot out of it is available for 707 due to its shape. Well, at least not over the counter... You may be able to get it if you order, but it won't be in time for your trip...
22nd April 2002, 02:52 PM
just wondering if a cam inside a bag when it takes a shot, wont the bag be obvious?
22nd April 2002, 03:16 PM
No, What I heard was a camera bag.. something like a ziploc bag , it was once mentioned in the forum.. its not the ordinary ziploc bag for food.. ;P
Flare: I don't think I have time to make the order from the net.. Furthermore. its too expensive..
22nd April 2002, 03:21 PM
So you are going to get wet.... let me dig around.... there's a post somewhere....
Magix: It's a plastic bag with water tight seals and a glass/pastic port for you screw onto the lens like a filter and shoot through... not the food ziploc...
22nd April 2002, 03:25 PM
here's the thread:
there's some phone numbers and address in there supplied by our helpful forumers... Don't know if they'll fit the 707... How bout your Nikon 995?
22nd April 2002, 03:27 PM
Thanks a million... i did a search.. didn't managed to find the thread..
Thanks.. I will try to make a trip there...
22nd April 2002, 03:28 PM
Looks like your notice is quite short. Not sure which resort are you staying at. Have you tried asking them if they rent underwater camera or video? Some resorts have dive shops and these shops do rent out underwater camera and videocam. But then of course, you can't use your DC.
You can give this option a shot if you can't find any suitable housing and still want to take some underwater pictures. Else you can rent an underwater camera from one of the local dive shops and bring it up. You may like to consider a strobe too.
22nd April 2002, 03:32 PM
The ewa-marine's U-A casing seems uitable for the 707.
Take a look here:
Their distributor list here (they do have a singapore distributor):
22nd April 2002, 08:21 PM
Buy an underwater Kodak disposable camera, they do take pretty good shots. It should cost around $20+ in singapore, over there it cost a leg!
22nd April 2002, 09:32 PM
i though u all use the ziploc bag for food
24th April 2002, 12:06 PM