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Crafters Of Light is correct, nlewis, you need to let your camera adjust to the environment. When we were shooting news in the snow, we’d take our camera out first and let it sit while we we set up the rest of our gear. Extreme weather can really cause problems for cameras. There are a few other things you can do. To protect them from extreme conditions while they were sitting in our car, we also used to keep our cameras in ice chests with silica bead bags.
this forums post was discussing this issue a year ago, it might offer some assistance: http://www.videomaker.com/community/forums/topic/urgent-urgent-all-three-vx2100s-are-asking-for-cleaning-tape-help
And here’s a shooting in various weather conditions that might help you, too: http://www.videomaker.com/article/11369/