Oh dear ... I didn't see the post (just woke up and I'm still half asleep). Well sorry about the double post. Maybe delete mine then?
I bought my first m43 kit in 2014 for an overseas holiday - an E-M5.1 and 12-40.Do you have any weather resistants or bad weather stories/experiences you would like to share, maybe some of your favorite pictures in such conditions that you might want to share?
Naa better to delete my thread in that case, this thread is way better and more interesting with the stories and picturesOh dear ... I didn't see the post (just woke up and I'm still half asleep). Well sorry about the double post. Maybe delete mine then?
Oh dear Phocal ... what you do to your gear makes even wife beaters blush in shame by comparison (I'm really hoping I didn't offend anyone with this before I'm being dragged to jail by PCPD).I EM1's have put up with that type of weather and use (not to mention all the drops into the swamp) for 6 years and are still going strong. But I will admit that they are getting long in the tooth and pretty beat up so over the next two months I will be replacing them with mk2's. I have definitely gotten my use from these cameras and can honestly say that there is no way my 1D or 7D could have stood up to the shit I have put these cameras through. In the 18 months prior to switching I ruined two 1D's and a 500/4 due to water damage, when my insurance went way up after the last claim (that one was the camera and lens claim) I started looking. My search led me to Olympus and Pentax, this was when the EM1 had just come out and the ability to use the 4/3 lenses sealed the deal and here I am making life tough for the moderators.
You know what the sad part is? Even with that video from a very reputable camera testing company those that say weather sealing doesn't work will still not change their mind. Oh well. They can continue to sit in awe at my images during terrible weather and wish they could capture them too.