DarenGirdner 3:29am, 10 August 2010
Hey guys have another quick question. How do you guys shoot outside with strobes when it's raining/wet. Is there a diy way to water Proof strobes vagabonds and cameras?
If I can secure my equipment I'm sure I can get some pretty cool rain shots.

OregonVelo 8 years ago
580 EX II's are weather sealed. I bought two the first day I could.
metakephoto PRO 8 years ago
I usually bring along plastic bags for my speedlights and trashbags for my white lightnings/vagabond. And umbrella for me and my camera :)
DarenGirdner 8 years ago
So trash bags work? I use alienbees so they are alot bigger then speedlites.
ShutterCraze (NUEL) Posted 8 years ago. Edited by ShutterCraze (NUEL) (admin) 8 years ago
Camera protection is easy with (ProPhotoSupply here in Portland has both ):


Protection for your AB and Vagabond is tricky since I think it would need to "breath" and protection not be sealed off completely. I'm sure you could try something like this for your AB:


And something like this for the Vagabond:

OK ya you can get by cheaper with household bags but I always say spend your money on something that will last.

good luck.
icy mice [deleted] 7 years ago
I know this is a old post but I always use one gallon ziplock backs bunged over my speedlights
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