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Think Tank PhotoHydrophobia Rain Cover 70-200 (Black)
 
5.0

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Pros

  • Durable (7)
  • Easy to use (5)
  • Compact (3)
  • Lightweight (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Landscape/scenery (5)
    • Sports/action (5)
    • Travel (5)
    • Wildlife photos (3)
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    5.0

    not cheap but worth the money

    By ttoth

    from Houston, TX

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy to Use
    • Very Good Protection

    Cons

    • Bulky
    • Pricey

    Best Uses

    • Landscape/Scenery
    • Sports/Action
    • Travel
    • Weather Protection

    Comments about Think Tank Photo Hydrophobia Rain Cover 70-200 (Black):

    If you spend a few thousand $ on a full frame DSLR camera and a nice lens then probably protection is equally important. I know that this is not the cheapest product but this really saves your gear from the elements. I have been shooting in NYC in January and purchased it to protect my Lens and Camera from rain and snow. I was pleased with the result.
    A bit bulky when using it with shorter lenses then the 70-200mm but I don't find it particularly disturbing.

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    5.0

    Excellent!

    By NH Freelancer

    from Manchester, NH

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Can Use Viewfinder
    • Compact
    • Easy to Use
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Landscape/Scenery
      • Photojournalism
      • Sports/Action
      • Weddings/Events
      • Wildlife Photos

      Comments about Think Tank Photo Hydrophobia Rain Cover 70-200 (Black):

      I had previously purchased another brand of rain cover and though it functioned fine I found it to be bulky and difficult to use in cold environments.

      Upon opening this product I knew that it was going to be a fantastic replacement! The weight is minimal, the zipper is sealed and I can now actually use the viewfinder on my camera instead of resorting to live view!

      The Hydrophobia is well constructed and easy to install (thought there is a slight learning curve) and the intergrated strap is very functional!

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      5.0

      Works like a charm

      By Jamie

      from Madison, WI

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy to Use
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Family Photos
        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Sports/Action
        • Travel
        • Video
        • Weddings/Events
        • Wildlife Photos

        Comments about Think Tank Photo Hydrophobia Rain Cover 70-200 (Black):

        It's so good, I bought three of them. Keeps the camera dry. The window is a great feature so I can still see the screen on the back of the camera.

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        5.0

        I think it will do the job.

        By Carolyn the traveler.

        from Southern Florida

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy to Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Landscape/Scenery
          • Travel

          Comments about Think Tank Photo Hydrophobia Rain Cover 70-200 (Black):

          I haven't used the product at this point, but I did put it all together with my camera and 70-200 lens. It seems to be well constructed and more than able to keep my gear dry in inclement conditions. I purchased the eyepiece specific for my D4 and I should be able to use the camera easily while encased in the protective gear....

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          5.0

          Great protection

          By Pop pop Pro

          from Richmond, Va

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact
          • Durable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Sports/Action

            Comments about Think Tank Photo Hydrophobia Rain Cover 70-200 (Black):

            Great protection from rain for sports photography

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            5.0

            Never Fear... Hydrophobia is here!

            By ChickThatClicks

            from WA State

            Comments about Think Tank Photo Hydrophobia Rain Cover 70-200 (Black):

            I've tried them all and hands down this one is the winner. It's my super hero when the weather turns and I still have shooting to do. Considering the gear it's protecting I think the price is good too.

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            5.0

            Great item

            By Ohanadogs

            from Akron, OH

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy to Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Landscape/Scenery
              • Sports/Action
              • Travel
              • Wildlife Photos

              Comments about Think Tank Photo Hydrophobia Rain Cover 70-200 (Black):

              Great cover. I like it because it has a clear window on the back and allows you to completely enclose your camera and still utilize the screen. I also like the design of the special eye pieces and how they work together.

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              5.0

              Excellent construction.Highly recommend.

              By Wes

              from South Carolina

              About Me Pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Good Protection

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Think Tank Photo Hydrophobia Rain Cover 70-200 (Black):

                  This is a well-made, well-designed product. The only knock is it is kind of bulky, but that's better than using a flimsy rain cover when you have thousands of dollars worth of camera/lens to protect.

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                  5.0

                  the only rain gear to get

                  By cophotog

                  from Littleton,co

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Comfortable Strap
                  • Compact

                  Cons

                  • Too Bulky

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Transport
                  • Storage
                  • Travel

                  Comments about Think Tank Photo Hydrophobia Rain Cover 70-200 (Black):

                  Excellent perfect.

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                  (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  You buy it for the peace of mind.

                  By Steve

                  from Morgantown, WV

                  About Me Semi-Professional

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Lightweight
                  • Reliable

                  Cons

                  • Difficult To Use

                  Best Uses

                  • Sports Photography

                  Comments about Think Tank Photo Hydrophobia Rain Cover 70-200 (Black):

                  I bought the Hydrophobia to use on a D700 with 70-200. Sunday, I shot Soccer in the rain with a D800 and 300mm 2.8 VRII so I figured I'd see whether the Hydrophobia would work. I've had this lens for 1 week and wouldn't have taken it into the rain unless I had complete confidence in the Hydrophoobia. The Hydrophobia actually fit so snugly around 300mm that I felt completely secure. It was harder to install but in the end everything including the hood cover (which is part of Hydrophobia) fit perfectly. The bottom line with the Hydrophobia is that it takes a little practice and patience to install but gives you complete and total comfort in the rain. It isn't easy to install but it isn't unreasonably diffucult either and when you are taking $10K in equipment into the rain what you really want is peace of mind. I'm going to get 2 more Hydrophobias because they are THAT GOOD. I don't want easy, I want good. I don't want cheap, I want something that works so well I never even thought about it. Hydrophobia = Peace of Mind.

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