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Tips for shooting on rainy days

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In the last article we looked at ideas of all the great things you can photograph on rainy days. In this article we'll look at some tips on how to combat certain problems that the rain brings (such as keeping your camera dry).

Running for cover in heavy rain
Running for cover by Joseph Jayanth on flickr (licensed CC-BY)

The main problem when shooting in the rain is that you don't want your camera to get wet. The vast majority of cameras can survive a little rain okay. More expensive weather sealed cameras, such as the Pentax K-30, can survive harsher weather, but even so, it is still best to keep your camera as dry as possible.

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Rainy Day Photography Tips

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If it's raining, it can be very tempting to stay inside rather than go out and take some photos. Who wants to take photos in the rain anyway?

Well, actually, photographing in the rain can produce some great photos. One of the reasons rainy photos can seem so striking is just because we are not used to seeing photos taken in the rain.

Street photography - wet city streets at night on a rainy evening
Shinjuku by pietrozuco on flickr (licensed CC-BY)

In this article I'll cover some of the reasons why rainy weather can be a great time for photography. Then in a follow-up article, I'll cover some tips on keeping safe and dry in rainy weather.

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Written by Discover Digital Photography

November 11th, 2012 at 7:35 pm