For a beginner, I think a dry cabinet is more suitable..
If u were using a dry box, u gotta worry about things like when to change the gel, is the relative humidity at the correct level etc etc..
Just go get a dry cabinet and put all ur worries aside and shoot..
Furthermore, its cheaper in the long run.. and u wun come back here posting ur worries about storage conditions anymore..
I think the general recommendation by the rest is, to get a dry cabinet. Is there one that sells at 60+? Pray share.
I meant, pls share what your friend got for that price.
Is TS buying a dry cabinet or a backpack I'm lost. Or is he buying both?
I don't own a dry cabinet so I can't advise.
But for the backpack issue, if you're carrying just 1 camera with a lens, you can wrap it in a jacket and put it in your backpack, no problem. I do that quite often, my camera hasn't broken yet. I recently covered an event with 2 cameras. Both the cameras were stored in such a manner- no problems also.
I don't know of any brand new dry cabinet at $60.. maybe u can ask ur fren where he got it?? Rmb to share with us when u find out
Or maybe his is a dry box??
U can check out the b/s section to buy second hand.. or check mass sales for a new one..