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Top 10 tips for how to take care of your camera gear

Your camera is your partner in photography and you love it. How else will you take amazing photos of the view from your favorite hiking trail? That’s why it‘s important to take good care of your camera equipment at all times. We put together our...

Camera Care Tips

Cameras and lenses can be susceptible to certain environmental elements, and the summer can be particularly perilous for camera gear with warmer temperatures, trips to the beach or vacations in tropical locations.  However, with a few extra precautions, you can help safeguard your camera equipment...

Easy Camera Cleaning Tips

Keeping your camera clean is an important step in preserving your equipment and making sure you're ready for the next photo opportunity.  While it's best to have a professional perform a thorough cleaning when needed (leave the camera's internal mechanisms, like the sensor, to a...

Summer Busters

There are many photographic equipment predators, especially in the summertime. Some of these include: water, salt, sand, heat, sunscreen, loss, and theft. Here's a few tips, and a few reminders for how to keep these predators at bay, and how to fix any damage that...

Sensor Cleaning Tips From A Pro Repair Tech

-->We've talked about dirty sensors before- how to identify, preventative measures, and a few tips for cleaning. Since it's so important and such a big concern, we thought it was worth mentioning again and adding to what we've already shared. This time, we have Bill...

Camera Equipment Wisdom

We recently asked some KEH employees and photographers to share some of their "camera equipment wisdom and tips". Here is what they had to say:* Don't wait until the last minute before an important shoot to buy (or rent) a new camera, or other piece...

Language Resetting

Occasionally the situation may arise where your camera has somehow gotten into a foreign language and you can't figure out how to get it back to your native language. This may happen if you're unfamiliar with common camera setting symbols, if you don't have an...

Lens Fogging

Lens fogging can occur when you switch from one fairly extreme temperature to the next. This happens even more so in humid climates. The same basic thing can happen to your camera and lenses that you've seen happen to your glasses or car windshield- a...

Cleaning Grips

Sometimes the leather or rubber on the grips of lenses and camera bodies tend to turn whitish in color. This is typically from exposure to air, and nothing to worry about. It can happen on new or old equipment, and can happen on any brand....

Gear Theft and Damage Tips

Since summer is on its way, we thought now would be the perfect time to cover tips for preventing gear theft, and the best ways to get it back. Some of these tips also apply in a situation where your gear may be ruined due...