A7iii - water protection

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📸 I recently heard (read on fb) that someone's A7iii's LCD screen was destroyed after being splashed with rainwater, and also recently that someone elses was destroyed from a splash of seawater. Do you do anything to protect your camera from water / rain or sea ? Do you feel confident to take it out in the rain? When I bought it I thought it was weatherproof.
 

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They actually make rain covers for camera and lens. This may be a good starting point: Wex Photo
I would also do a YouTube search for: Sony A7III rain covers.

Hope this helps,
Mike
 

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Thank you. I did order one thing and whilst the idea was good, it was much too big really - was like a T shaped thick plastic bag. Better than nothing but not ideal. I think I’m going to look at some proper water housing cases (if that’s the correct way to describe them)
 

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Thank you. I did order one thing and whilst the idea was good, it was much too big really - was like a T shaped thick plastic bag. Better than nothing but not ideal. I think I’m going to look at some proper water housing cases (if that’s the correct way to describe them)
I can imagine that not all options are ideal and I'm sorry I can't be of further assistance. Best of luck in your search. :)
 

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The camera is weather sealed ,so is resistant to water, but there are limits. I went to Victoria Falls earlier in the year, and used a rain cover, they aren't ideal, and get very hot with your hands inside too, but better that than damage that can be avoided.
 

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Hi i got my rain cover on Amazon for 30 quid, great investment make sure you get the right size for you camera and lens
 

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Hi i have done underwater photography with a housing and they are not cheap by any means. Not sure if they do one for the a7iii. good luck in your quest
 

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