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The E-5 is definitely winter proof...

I found this on the internet and I am really flabbergasted...



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Re: The E-5 is definitely winter proof...

All I can say is 'Why?'
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Re: The E-5 is definitely winter proof...

Impressive - but it looks like he's already lost the remote socket cap!

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Re: The E-5 is definitely winter proof...

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All I can say is 'Why?'
He does say that this is a camera test and it passed with flying colours. I can understand that if you want kit to perform in these conditions there is no better thing you can do than prove it to yourself

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I deliberately left the dew shield off in order for it to get cold tested. Camera was still working when I picked it up the next morning. No better test that this. :-)
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Re: The E-5 is definitely winter proof...

OK, it's winterproof... but I have to ask the same as Dave... 'why'...?
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Re: The E-5 is definitely winter proof...

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OK, it's winterproof... but I have to ask the same as Dave... 'why'...?
I found another quote on his site
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I currently shoot with the amazing Extreme Olympus E5 system. My adventures have pushed Olympus cameras over the edge, performing underwater, in hurricanes, dust storms, monsoons, freezing arctic temps (-36C) & extreme heat (120F). I insist on quality, performance and a robust weather/dust proof system.
yup .. if I was going to those conditions I would have pre-tested kit as well.
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Re: The E-5 is definitely winter proof...

you know what there are some really fantastic pictures on his site...

Ian... maybe Oly could sponsor a day out with him as a prize some time

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Re: The E-5 is definitely winter proof...

You might get cold and wet Andy
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Re: The E-5 is definitely winter proof...

Looks kind of mystical covered with frost
Not sure I would want to risk leaving mine out all night at -9C though
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Re: The E-5 is definitely winter proof...

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You might get cold and wet Andy
I live in Wales
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Re: The E-5 is definitely winter proof...

He must be British - using Celsius for cold temps and Fahrenheit for warm ones!
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Re: The E-5 is definitely winter proof...

The E 5 definately takes the cold better than I do... I was photographing the full moon in -20 C a couple of evenings back, and had no problems with the camera. The Manfrotto tripod head was a bit tricky, but that could just as well have been that after a while my fingers weren't working too well. I suppose slippers and a fleece jumper just won't do it, even when you're on the bed room balcony ;-)
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Re: The E-5 is definitely winter proof...

The photo on his 2nd page bottom left corner of the tree in a yellow field, looks exactly like a photo I have taken, I know its not but boy that was spooky
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Re: The E-5 is definitely winter proof...

I know what you mean.. here's my local tree (it may even be the same as yours as we live close)



I have seen a guy selling almost identical shots in all the Christmas markets in the area.

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Re: The E-5 is definitely winter proof...

Yeah that's it Andy, small world huh
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