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Molt
#1 Aug 1 2016 03:43pm
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So, come this December, I'll be taking a 2 week trip to Nepal.
I'll be flying into Kathmandu, and embarking on the Annapurna trek.
This alone will take me into elevations exceeding 17k.
And being that it's during the winter, temperatures will be incredibly low in certain parts, occasionally with winds far below freezing.

So my question is this, what type of dslr would you recommend?
My friend, whom is a photography major, suggested a Canon (model not specified) due to quicker shutter speeds, which is something I will need.
But being that I've never been in this type of environment, I'm on the fence about what I should purchase.

Any suggestions would be highly appreciated.
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#2 Aug 3 2016 04:30pm
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I live in Sweden and I own a Canon EOS 450D. So far I've never had any problems with it in temperatures down to -20 °C (apart from a somewhat reduced battery life).

I wouldn't really worry about your camera not working at sub zero. Every swede I know uses his/her camera in the winter (as well as their cell phones and other electric toys) and to the best of my knowledge the only thing that really stops working are touchscreens which become unbearably slow under -10/-15 °C.

The biggest problem if you really are serious about taking pictures at -30 is that you don't really want to take your gloves off so you should look for a camera where you can change as many settings as possible while wearing you thickest gloves.
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#3 Aug 3 2016 04:45pm
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10/10 Most helpful information I've received yet, haha. Thnx, Spook.
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#4 Aug 3 2016 04:51pm
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10/10 Most helpful information I've received yet, haha. Thnx, Spook.



Hahaha np bro :thumbsup:
Molt
#5 Aug 4 2016 08:48am
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Think I'll go w/ one of it's successors, like the 550D. Still affordable, slightly faster shutter, and a higher max resolution.

Thank the Swedes for their fine suggestions.
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#6 Aug 4 2016 04:23pm
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recommend canon mark ii/iii
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#7 Aug 5 2016 05:13pm
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Quote (CAPSULE @ Aug 4 2016 03:23pm)
recommend canon mark ii/iii


Definitely a beautiful camera, but damn can it be pricey.
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