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How to maintain rubber parts on a camera body

How You Can Preserve Rubber Camera Parts

When you’ve owned a camera for a while, wear-and-tear comes into play. One of the many things that happen when cameras are stored away for a long time, is that the rubber starts to degrade.

While there aren’t many ways to recover rubber that has started to degrade, there are ways to keep the rubber from degrading too quickly in the first place.

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Sekonic L-208 by JE Labs

Light Metering Modes, and When to Use Them

DSLR and Film cameras don’t just have one metering mode, they usually have three or four different modes. How does one know which mode is most appropriate for any given situation?

As with most things related to photography, the answer is to know what each of these modes does. We start by understanding what a light meter does. Let’s look at what 4 of the most well-known camera metering modes do, and how you can use them.

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How to store camera equipment so that they are not affected by fungal growth on the lenses

How to Keep Your Camera Equipment Safe From Humidity & Avoid Fungus Growth

Camera equipment is sensitive to moisture and dust. When it comes to humidity, sustained high levels of humidity – typically over 65-85% or more – could damage your lenses and certain parts of your camera body. High humidity allows fungal spores to grow and spread on camera lenses, damaging them permanently.

Here are some steps that you can take to make sure that your camera equipment is always stored in a humidity-controlled environment. This will not allow any fungus growth. Let’s take a look at them.

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