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Outex Camera Protection for Working in The Wilderness by Dan M Lee

Camera Protection for Working in The Wilderness by Professional Photographer Dan M Lee


As photography enthusiasts, we all want to protect our cameras from the elements and unforeseen circumstances. That’s where the Outex Camera Protection System comes in. Outex is a unique and innovative solution to protect your camera from water, sand, dust, and other harsh elements that can damage your equipment. In this blog post, we will take a closer look at Outex and how it can help you keep your camera safe and secure.
Camera protection for working in the wilderness photo by Dan M Lee for his product review

What is Outex 

Outex is a camera protection system that is designed to safeguard your camera from different elements. It is made of high-quality materials that are durable, flexible, and resistant to water, sand, and dust. The Outex system includes a waterproof cover that fits over your camera body, lenses, and flash units, and it seals tightly around each of these components.

It provides full access to camera controls, viewfinder, and LCD screen, so you can use your camera without any hindrance.

It also works with almost every camera system from DSLR to Mirrorless style cameras, the benefit here is that you don’t need new housing for every camera you own.


Professional photographer Dan M Less shooting wildlife images in Alaska using Outex waterproof cases for Nikon Camera

Why Use Outex

The Outex Camera Protection System is an excellent investment for photographers who frequently shoot in harsh environments. It is ideal for outdoor photographers, adventure photographers, sports photographers, and anyone who wants to protect their camera from water, sand, dust, and other elements. With Outex, you don’t have to worry about damaging your camera when shooting in challenging conditions.

The Outex Camera Protection System is also easy to use and install. The cover is designed to fit snugly over your camera and lens, providing a secure and protective barrier. It comes with a variety of adapters and accessories that allow you to customize the cover to fit your specific camera and lens combination.

Outex is also perfect for photographers who work in wet environments and around water such as near the ocean, lakes, or rivers. Also for us working in Alaska the added water protection can help with severe rain conditions and working around snow. Not to mention near dusty riverbanks with lots of airborne debris which can cause issues.

Kayaking split level, half over half underwater photo by dan m lee in Alaska

Using the done add on(s) (largest done is 180mm) you can take split level shots (simultaneous above and below the water line for example) which enables more creative possibilities. 

Alaska salmon picture split level half over half underwater photo by Dan M Lee using Outex glass lens dome

Because the versatility is so good, it really shines when you want to use many camera systems. I use Sony, Lumix and Nikon and having one platform that covers all of them is a huge money saver and space saver. 

Wildlife photographer Dan M Lee using Outex waterproof case on a 600mm Sony lens in Alaska


Super Portable 

The biggest benefit of all is the ability to run and gun with a small lightweight system. While the protection is good for extreme weather it’s also easy to roll up into a small section of your camera backpack. 

The only additional parts are the filter thread for each lens you have, some will overlap with popular thread sizes of 72mm and 82mm being the most common. On wider lenses you can clamp the housing directly onto the lens itself. 

In the wilderness we also used the system attached and tethered to a solar external power source to record a timelapse of icebergs breaking off into the ocean a glacier (calving). Extras such as tripod mount, tethering ports etc means Outex has a solution no matter what creative challenges you have. 




Outex should be included in any outdoor photographers kitbag.

The benefits of using on any camera you own means you don’t need to buy a new housing come upgrade time saving $1,000s. Plus you can carry this system easily without additional space being used up in your kit bag. For almost every environment you encounter Outex will have your back. 

In conclusion, the Outex Camera Protection System is a unique and versatile solution for protecting your camera from harsh weather conditions, dust, sand, and other environmental elements. It is a must-have for photographers who love to shoot in challenging environments and want to keep their gear safe and dry. With its patented design, high-quality materials, and easy-to-use features, the Outex system is an investment that will pay off in the long run. So, if you’re a photographer looking for a reliable and versatile camera protection system, give the Outex system a try!


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