Maintaining Equipment and Materials

Keeping equipment clean is better than cleaning it. Keep all equipment away from dust and dirt whenever possible. When you store or carry a camera without a lens or magazine, the inside of the camera is completely exposed. Fit protective covers on the lens mount and the back, or store and carry your camera with lens and magazine attached.


Cases are the best means of protecting camera equipment. For shipping equipment and placing it on planes in the baggage compartment, only shipping cases with partitions for the various items should be considered. Place additional padding in each compartment so that the items cannot move.

Larger shoulder cases that hold the camera and additional ...

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