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Some tips to consider when looking for camera housings

There are many different styles and types of camera housings and choosing one might turn into a difficult task due to it. In order to help you with it, we intend to tell you some basic tips which you should consider at the time of choosing and buying the right camera housing.

There are many camera housings thought specially for specific camera models as well as there are some others which are thought to be adapted to different ones, but there are some tips which can be followed at the time of buying any of them. The camera housing you choose should allow you to use your camera easily and without obstacles at the same time than protecting it from water and the corrosive elements of the sea environment.

The most important thing you should consider if you will buy a camera housing which can fit different camera models is whether it would properly fit with your camera or not. If you are not very sure of this you should try it with your camera in order to be sure. Therefore, it is recommendable that at the time of buying your camera housing you carry your camera with you.

A very important factor which a diver should consider at the time of choosing among different camera housings is the buttons it allows you to use. Some camera housings come with very few buttons which don't allow you to use all the camera functions. It is important that you remember checking if the camera functions most important to you can be comfortably used.

You should also pay attention to the camera housing lens area. This area should allow you to have a clear view without being an obstacle to the camera lens view in any way. If you can see through the lens with complete clearance then you should discard the camera housing you are trying.

Also, the material which the camera housing is made of is one of the first things you should check. The body of the housing should be strong and resistant in order to not only impede water from entering the camera but also help you keeping it safe from any possible hit or fall it could suffer.

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