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Old Sep 17, 2006, 8:29 PM   #1
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Hey guys, I have the D200 and last weekend I took shots at a local car show.* It was raining midly, so I used my camera.* Is this damaging for the camera?Thanks!
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Why should it be damaged? You have a semi pro camera which is designed to be used and is not built out of cardboard. Immersion in water is not really recommended but I have used my D2X many a time in pouring rain. I keep it as dry as I can when not shooting and carry a chamois leather to help, but in over 25 years of Nikon usage rain has never been a problem.
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I always carry a polythene bag with a hole cut out (camera body covered,lens poking out).Being from the UK you got to be prepared for rain :G

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Old Sep 18, 2006, 7:52 AM   #4
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I always carry a polythene bag with a hole cut out (camera body covered,lens poking out).Being from the UK you got to be prepared for rain :G



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Old Sep 18, 2006, 7:52 AM   #5
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Where can I get one of these?
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Old Sep 18, 2006, 11:36 AM   #6
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i thought the d200 had weather coating?
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No matter how excellent the weather protection is on any brand camera it is still better to use a little common sence and a plastic bag to protect it and the "LENS" from the rain or severe dust from a hard wind on the beach.

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Old Sep 19, 2006, 8:34 PM   #8
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Thanks guys.* Well, when I wasn't snapping photos I had the camera tucked in my zip-up sweatshirt.* Water got on the lens, and when I got home I immediatley cleaned them with lens cleaner, and the propper lens paper.* Are there any signs I should look for if my camera has been damaged?Thanks!
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You are OK, If there was any damage from the rain You would have known it because the camera wouldn't function.

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I used my D70 many, many times in the rain and snow without problems. It has been dripping wet (and my SB800 flash). I would just occasionally towel them off.

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