Article about how Sony cameras are not really weather sealed while Canon, Nikon and Olympus are...

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lilBuddha Contributing Member • Posts: 901
Re: water proof or water resistant?

dgumshu wrote:

In a real life scenario, I seriously doubt that most photographers would expose thier gear to that much water. Personally, I wouldn't as that is just asking for trouble. However, to each his own... and proceed at your own risk. Common sense goes a long way.

It isn't about what one intentionally does, though. I was at a beach on a dry day taking images above the current tide line. Tripped backwards over a rock and the camera hit the wet sand. Fortunately the camera hit the lens shade and everything still works.

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