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Daren L. Priest


I'm going to Montana early January and I'd like to get some nature shots in the mountains with my 35mm SLR. I heard that I have to adapt my camera to the cold due to something about condensation in the lens. If this is true can anyone tell me how to adapt my camera to the weather and what I have to do while I'm up there to keep it protected?

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12/26/2002 10:17:40 AM

Jeff S. Kennedy   Not sure what "adaptations" you need. But the important thing to remember is that when you are through shooting, before going indoors, you need to put your equipment in a large plastic bag. Allow the equipment to warm up in the bag before removing it. This will help keep moisture from condensing on the equipment. Other than that, depending upon how cold it is, you may find that you will have to keep your batteries in your pocket to keep them warm until you are ready to use them.

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12/26/2002 1:46:46 PM

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