Subject: Re: Shooting in wet weather? Re-consider using your $3000+ Sony
Alfred Molon<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> In article<rvednQ9SrqSYKxDHnZ2dnUU78YvNnZ2d@giganews.com>, Savageduck
>>> On Tue, 20 Feb 2018 19:02:06 -0800 (PST), RichA<email@example.com>
>>>> Apparently, their bodies are not exactly weather proof, or maybe even
>>>> resistant. More than one source has indicated this. Might want to stick to a pro DSLR.
>>> Or an Olympus E-M1 II.
>> Try a Fujifilm X-Pro2, X-T2, or X-H1 with an appropriate WR lens.
> I have survived for years with non-weatherproof cameras, even in adverse
> environments (dust or tropical humidity).
So have I.
> When it rained I would use an umbrella.
....and that is also a good solution. There are also other reasonably
inexpensive ways to protect your camera in the rain such as Op/Tech rain
sleeves (of various sizes) which can be had for as little as $7.
However, there are other benefits, such as protection from dust intrusion
to a camera and lens system with weather sealing.