7 Practical Camera-care Tips
If you look after your camera properly, it will reward you with a long life.
Here are a few tips for you.
1: Avoid using clothes to clean the lens
Sometimes you may use your t-shirt to wipe the lens. More often than not, using your clothes to clean or dry your sensitive glass is a must way to send your camera into early retirement.
Firstly, the sweat and the stain will corrode the coating on the lens secondly, the crude fiber probably scratches the lens. Similarly, normal tissue is also not suitable for lens cleaning. The best lens cleaning tool is the lens tissue and lens pen and Air Blower Cleaner a series of professional tools.
2:Use the camera strapThe camera strap is one of the most efficient ways to protect your camera. It can protect your camera from falling damage especially for those digital cameras with heavy volume. If you don’t like the strap you can try some professional wrist strap.
3:Cover the lens at any time.The camera lens is dedicated especially the coating on the surface. So If you want to avoid scratches, dirt or the liquid etc on the lens, the best way is to cover the lens at any time. You can also buy one high-quality UV filter, which will not affect the quality of the image and protect your lens.
4:Do not take out the memory cardWe are not saying you should not take out the memory card at any time. It’s better not to take out the memory card while the memory card is still working. Normally, when using the high-speed continuous shooting function, it takes some relatively long time to store the data. Taking out directly will damage the camera data.
5:Careful with the battery usingIf you haven't used the camera for a long time. it is advisable to charge the aluminum battery to make sure the function of the battery. If your camera battery is the AA battery, take out the battery first or the leaking liquid or the distortion of the battery will damage the inner part of the camera.
6:hold the camera correctlyA proper handheld gesture will help you to get a sharper image. Normally, we can hold the camera handle with our right hand and support the camera lens with our left hands. Furthermore. A tripod is a good companion to help you to stabilize during the shooting.
7:Take a camera bag with if shooting outside
It is safer to put your gears in a camera bag to avoid the accidental situation. There are various camera bags to choose in the market, you can choose one based on your requirement and the budget.