Underwater Camera Equipment:
What Does it Feels Like When Your Camera Floods?

By Ab Kurk

Ask any underwater photographer or videographer what the worst thing that can happen to their equipment.  They will tell you a flood of their housing.  I have been using an underwater camera for over 7 years and have seen some major floods happen to other people’s equipment. I always tell people that you need to be mentally prepared for a flood. A flood is not a question if it is going to happen, it is a question when it is going to happen.

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