Photography 101: Harsh Weather & Camera Failure

Check out this informative post from Stephen Dennstedt’s Photography 101 series from his blog. This one is on camera failure during harsh weather.

Expat Journal: Postcards from the Edge

Stephen F. Dennstedt

This is a short followup to an earlier blog article. Like I did in my earlier post I am including the same truly cringe-worthy video on real world camera abuse (I do not recommend doing this to your gear). Here is a link to my original post.

I am speaking specifically to the claim by Canon that their robust weather-sealing on the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV full-frame sensor DSLR rivals that of their flagship professional camera the Canon EOS 1Dx Mark II full-frame sensor DSLR.

Since leaving the USA in late November 2018 to start World Trek Part II I have used my new 5D Mark IV in Iceland, the Irish Republic (Southern Ireland), Northern Ireland and Scotland. Travelling these countries I have met less than favourable weather: rain, sleet and snow have predominated (I can count the sunny days on less than one hand). I…

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