Dusty needs a duster: Dust can be a party pooper, especially in outdoor shoots. Be quick while changing lens. Use a body cap if you need more time. Pack a cleaning kit if you’re planning to be outdoors for extended periods of time.
Blow hot, blow cold: DSLR manufacturers tell us their cameras can withstand temperatures as high as 45 degrees Celsius, and humidity up-to 85%. Beware of quick changes in temperatures. It can cause condensation on the lens and sometimes even fungus.
Caps-a-lot: A body cap. A lens cap. These are your best friends. Always put a lens cap on while storing it. When you remove the lens cap to use the camera, ensure the cap goes into the bag, and not in your sweaty shirt's pocket.
An SLR/DSLR is to a photographer what a brush-paint-easel is to a painter. If you're a proud owner of an SLR or a DSLR, and want to understand how to take care of your coveted possession, then this post is for you.
It's elementary Dear Watson: The camera will require protection from dirt, dust, water, smoke, extreme heat or cold and humidity. They can withstand only some onslaught from these elements of nature like sudden change in temperatures & humidity.
Bag it!: Invest in a camera bag or a backpack, preferably waterproof and a cleaning kit. The bag should be large enough to accommodate your camera, and also accessories like additional lenses, cleaning kit and spare batteries.