Nikon's cameras more weather resistant than Canon?

Started Jan 18, 2013 | Discussions thread
AllanW Senior Member • Posts: 1,286
D700 versus 5D2

Last season we did a snow Wedding.

I shoot Nikon (various models) and my co-shooters use the 5D2 cameras. We were outdoors for the best part of the day under heavy snowfall. None of us were taking an special care or trying to cover up our gear. Basically just shooting away.

So under the same conditions my D700 rear viewfinder became completely fogged up on the inside. I tried wiping it but it did not help. Both 5D2's were fine in every respect.

I took the D700 indoors for the night and by the next morning it was fine.

All that said, I still prefer to D700 for many other reasons

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