Best waterproof jackets for photographers: keep dry on rainy shoots

Best waterproof jackets for photographers: Keep dry on rainy shoots
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Our best waterproof jackets for photographers guide rounds up the hardiest jackets to help protect you against errant weather on your next landscape photography shoot. 

Ah, the great outdoors. Home of dramatic mountains, serene lakes and tempestuous seas. However, the outside world can give and take in equal measure, and it's not unusual for it to, quite literally, rain on a photographer's parade. Who among us hasn't eagerly trekked out to a dream location for a promised stunner sunset, only to be drenched with rain the entire evening?

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With over a decade of photographic experience, Louise arms Digital Camera World with a wealth of knowledge on photographic technique and know-how – something at which she is so adept that she's delivered workshops for the likes of ITV and Sue Ryder. Louise also brings years of experience as both a web and print journalist, having served as features editor for Practical Photography magazine and contributing photography tutorials and camera analysis to titles including Digital Camera Magazine and  Digital Photographer. Louise currently shoots with the Fujifilm X-T200 and the Nikon D800, capturing self-portraits and still life images, and is DCW's ecommerce editor, meaning that she knows good camera, lens and laptop deals when she sees them.