how to protect camera during holi


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How to protect your camera take great pictures during HoliSeal it Don’t rely on flimsy grocery bags to secure the body of the camera from water,like you do with your phone. And no,using double bags is not going to help either. ...Load it You don’t want to fidget with the interiors of the camera or open anything that leaves them exposed while you are playing holi. ...Compact it ...Lens up ...

How to protect your camera during Holi or Color Run?

The first step to protecting your camera during Holi or a color run is to seal the lens joint with tape. I used duct tape because it was originally designed to seal air ducts and it’s airtight, it’s duct tape, not duck tape.

How do I protect my camera from air and powder?

However, after many lens changes and over time that seal can let so air and powder in and others may not have them at all. The first step to protecting your camera during Holi or a color run is to seal the lens joint with tape. I used duct tape because it was originally designed to seal air ducts and it’s airtight, it’s duct tape, not duck tape.

Why is Holi the best time to Color Run?

This is especially important for the Holi festival. During Holi there is nowhere to go to safely open your camera bag to change cards or anything, it’s a war zone. During a color run, you should be able to find a safe spot, but you also don’t want to miss a shot either.

How to Protect Your DSLR Camera During the Holi Festival or a Color Run

There are a few key areas that need to be protected from the powder. For me, the sensor is my biggest concern if I get power inside the sensor area it could kill the camera or at least require extensive cleaning. Next, would be to completely seal all of the places the dye could get into my lens.

Additional Accessory Tips

A cheap Lens Pen – Using the lens pen quickly cleared my UV filter without having to remove it, but now it has pink dye in it and I don’t want to use it again. So buy a cheap ‘disposable’ lens pen.

What Worked Well

Overall it worked well – The bags, filter, and tape protected my camera very well. There were no signs of power inside the bags. Making the camera airtight also help for the Holi festival because it was more than powder, buckets of dyed water are also thrown.

What I Would Do Different Next Time

Keep the Viewfinder Clear – Between the powder in the air, in my eyes, and looking through two bags on the viewfinder I had a hard time seeing what I was shooting clearly, especially for critical focus. Next time I might cut a hole for the eyepiece and tape heavily around it.