Most of us have a genuine love for the nature photography, then getting a climate injury to our camera is going to be the No.1 concern for us. We love nature and that is the only beautiful thing in it that it is unpredictable.

We can be headed out in sunny weather and can come home later in a rainy evening. This is more difficult for nature photographers because they have to hold heavy digital equipment’s with them which can get ruined by the bad weather.

The circuit inside the camera is very sensitive a just a little shift in weather paradigm can cause a problem in them. A little rain drop or sand or moisture from extra heat can cause a big malfunction in your camera for a temporary period of time or for permanent. A storm cloud can also build up moisture in your camera lens, that’s why we are going to tell you about 4 tricks to avoid camera climate injury.

1.    Keep your Camera clean at any cost

No matter the weather is full of rainwater or by just humidity, there is one thing that you always have to be aware of is the moisture. Moisture is the worst enemy of your camera. It is very bad for your specially those cameras for making videos  because it will not just build up the moisture in your in your camera lens or flash but also can short circuit your camera also cause permanent damage.

To prevent your camera from that always buy a protective rain cover with your camera. There are two types of rain protective covers either the disposable one or reusable one and they are easily available in any camera or digital stores or if you cannot afford it you guys can always do this trick with a shopping bag. You can use it in such a way that it will seal the rubber doors and keep your camera clean even in heavy rain.

2.    Keep your camera away from intense heat and cold

It is very likely for a camera to get affected by extreme heat or cold temperature. Many of the camera in the market are usually are able to work between 40 to -10 degree Celsius but the weather critical than this can affect the credibility and quality of Camera pictures. This is just because that Camera battery which is inside the camera when it gets too cold the camera battery stop working properly.

Now there are two things that you can do first is that you can keep an extra battery in your pocket but it will also stop working after a certain period of time. But the main thing is to not to use your camera in intense weather or use such shade which will keep your camera on the room temperature. Avoid direct camera facing sunlight because it will act as a magnifying glass and burn the hole in the shutter.

3.    Avoid Sand

Having sand particles in your camera and camera lens is way worse that moisture and water in it. It is a very common practice that people take their camera to Beaches and the dessert if they ever visit one.

We know that sand has a tendency to get anywhere and there is nothing worse than having sand in your equipment. It will just not going to affect the lens but also going to stuck in the moving part of your gears. Just not your camera but a tripod can also get damage if sand gets inside its moving parts so try to avoid the sand.

4.    Always make it windproof

Who would not like a hill windy place, and it will be an ideal place for a shoot if you are a nature photographer. People tend to pick some great photos in the windy places but if the wind is too fast than always place your camera on such a place that it would not get knocked down from the tripod it will damage your camera.

Whenever shooting in a windy place always keep in mind that place sandbags on the sides of your camera to anchor your gear. This way it will be save from crashing down by wind.

5.  Drone Camera Option.

If you are geek of photography then you would enjoy with drone camera, you can care a small drone camera for photography in the sky. You can view the earth view and mountain peak with this drone camera.


Published by Sarthak Sharma