Digital Camera Care: 3 Tools You Need to Clean Your Digital Camera

When photography is your livelihood, some digital camera care should be considered; extra gear is needed to keep your digital camera clean and functioning. With just a few simple tools, you can keep those expensive electronics functioning for the lifetime of the product. A couple of tools to consider are a cleaning kit, zip lock bags and clear lens filters.

1. Cleaning Kits

Cleaning kits are sold at most photo huts and will give you the basic tools such as brushes, clothes and compressed air. Be extremely careful when using anything that blows air; not only does it get dirt out, but it can also blow dirt in.

2. Zip Lock Bags

Zip lock bags are great for when there is a possibility of moisture getting in or other debris like sand on a beach. Be careful where you store your camera as excessive heat and cold can damage your camera as well.

3. Protective Lens Filters

Using a simple protective lens filter while shooting can help if your in windy conditions. Condensation can ruin a camera quickly if not your images; taking a moment to let your camera acclimate to the environment before use is another tool tip that can help.

Remember to set side enough time to enjoy yourself with your camera. Proper care and maintenance can go a long way in preserving your digital camera.


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