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05-06-2014, 09:40 AM   #16
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As a guide, you aren't going to have time to mess much with the camera or covers so a WR lens is a good idea to protect it from the splashes that are inevitably going to happen. I think the 18-135 would be a good choice and 18mm should be wide enough for close quarters shots most of the time. A decent waterproof camera like one of the WG models might be handy to have along as a backup.

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QuoteOriginally posted by mstpawade Quote
hey guys ive done quit a bit of research and am pretty sure i want a k-5 because it seems to be a pretty decent dslr that is "weatherproof" i bought a pelican case to keep it in also because i am a fishing guide in alaska, camera will be in the boat all day long.

Last year a guy had one and i know he said it had a wide angle lens on it. but i dont know which one would be a good choice to get.

Any suggestions would be appreciated, Thank you

Just a thought - maybe a robust point and shoot would do this job better. And can put in pocket between shots.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Waratah Quote
Just a thought - maybe a robust point and shoot would do this job better. And can put in pocket between shots.
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Check out the WG4 & WG3

and will probably save you money and do the job reasonably well.
My first Pentax digital camera was a WR33 for use on and around my sailboat. I used it on my first trip to Greece where I would also be sailing some but also a lot of land based (read as dry) sightseeing. It did fine in all respects albeit 3.0 MPX. I still own and use this camera frequently as my "boat camera".
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