What Accessories Do You Need for Your Digital Camera?
|January 3, 2011||Posted by admin under Accessories|
Not only can these help you in taking better photographs, but they can also help to keep your camera clean and in good condition. If at all possible return to the shop or site where you purchased your camera originally, they will almost certainly have the accessories that you want for your camera. Certainly, you may find that once you have purchased your camera these sorts of accessories and equipment are what you want.
AmazonBasics Backpack for SLR Cameras and Accessories (Black)
Offers multiple storage options for your camera, lenses, tripod, cables, flashes, and other accessories. This durable black polyester/nylon backpack features nine inner compartments to store and protect your equipment. For further convenience, Velcro dividers let you adjust and even remove the compartments according to your needs.
One of the most common accessories that a photographer will look at purchasing first is a camera bag. Not only does this keep your camera safe when not in use or when traveling, but it also protects your camera from inclement weather. You will also find that these bags provide you with additional space for keeping spare batteries and other little bits and pieces that you need. It is also the safest place to keep the cables you need if you have to connect your camera to a computer.
Joby GP1-D1EN Gorillapod Flexible Tripod
Next you may consider purchasing a tripod. They have a thousand a one uses, by the best thing about a tripod is there stability when you are taking a photograph. You will find that the photos taken with a camera on a tripod are clearer as there is less chance of the camera shaking. Another good use for a tripod is for when you want to take a photograph with you in it, just imagine being able to take a nice photograph of you and your family, all because you have a tripod and a timer on your camera.
Giottos AA1900 Rocket Air Blaster Large
Easily removes dust and debris from cameras, lenses and filters with a powerful blast of air. Made of rubber. Includes a one-way valve to prevent Blaster from breathing in dust and spreading it back to your equipment.
A good investment any person interested in taking good quality photographs is a cleaning kit. Although a camera bag is a good purchase the investment in a good cleaning kit is also essential if you want your camera to carry on taking good photographs. A good quality cleaning kit will help to keep your camera functioning better and for longer.
Extra Battery Packs
Another investment to make if you are keen is extra battery packs. You may not feel this is necessary, but just imagine if you were about to take the photograph of your dreams and the main battery pack failed. Unfortunately a lot of the batteries that are supplied with good quality cameras need to be recharged and by carrying an extra battery pack or two you can avoid the problem of missing out on those all important shots.
There are many other accessories or pieces of equipment that are available for your camera and it is a good idea to ask around or such the net for them. But the ones above are really the common ones that any good photographer will have with them at all times.
It is just simply a case of searching where you brought your camera originally from and you will find something that is suitable for the work that you will be doing.
32 GB SanDisk Extreme Pro, SDHC, UHS-1 Flash Memory Card
Tips for Choosing a Camera Bag
There are two basic types of camera bags – those designed for smaller point-and-shoot cameras and those designed for larger SLR cameras.
Compact Camera Cases: Options include closed-cell foam cases that are padded to protect your camera, thermo-molded nylon cases that are crush-resistant and less bulky and leather cases that are less protective but more stylish.
SLR Camera Bags: Some styles can also be used for compact video equipment. Most can accommodate an SLR camera and lens; others have room for extra lenses and accessories. Other options include fanny packs or backpacks designed to protect and carry photography equipment.
Tip: To protect your camera from water, use a waterproof box.
Canon Deluxe Gadget Bag 100EG
The Canon Deluxe Gadget Bag 100EG was designed with enough room to hold one or two camera bodies, three to four lenses, as well as an assortment of film, batteries, and other necessities for photographers. Featuring reinforced, padded pockets and compartments, the 100EG is a serious bag for the traveling photographer. Practical and attractive, the 100EG is a great way to protect your equipment from moisture and dust as well as the wear and tear that results from excessive handling.