What's with the sudden weather-sealing craze ?

Started Nov 9, 2012 | Discussions thread
s_grins Forum Pro • Posts: 11,865
Re: What's with the sudden weather-sealing craze ?

amvrvd wrote:

I know it's awesome to be able to shoot in the midst of Sandy without fear of ruining your camera but, do we really need every lens to be weather-sealed !?

In the midst of Sandy storm, I stayed inside to be safe by myself. In short moments when I was outside, protected by brick wall, to smoke a cigarette, I had no desire for the camera.

I've had many cameras, none of them were sealed, none of them failed due to weather conditions, and I'm not craving for this feature.

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