Questions tagged [humidity]
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Should lenses be stored without their caps inside a dry cabinet?
From what I have learn, there a potential for lenses to get fungus when stored for a long time in a dark and humid area. For this reason, it is recommended to store them in a dry cabinet that has some ...
How much Silica Gel should I put on my Drybox?
How much Silica Gel (in grams) should I put on my 4.6L airtight container? I'm making a Drybox for my film camera.
What do I need to look out for while shooting in a steam-filled bathroom?
I am very new at making photo's. I have a photography idea that involves snapshotting myself while I am showering under normal conditions. In these photo sessions, I will take a normal shower as ...
Safe Deposit Boxes & Dehumidifiers
I currently store all my photographic material in my bedroom cupboard. The temperature is around 20 C and the RH is 60%. I have been researching ways to bring this figure down to 50%. I would like to ...
Lens Fungus - how to prevent it while actively using the lens in humid environment and remove it if you already have it?
Intro: This is a popular question throughout this site as well as the internet in general. However the same answers which address storage are used for usage. In this question I am specifically ...
How can I prevent condensation on a camera lens?
Is there anything out there to prevent condensation on camera lens? Taking Pictures on a golf course in Florida, camera was out in golf cart at least an hour and a half, when I took pix a lot were ...
Dry Cabinet not maintaining 45 rh
I have a 150L dry cabinet with a electric hygrometer. I have set the humidity to 45% rh but the digital meter is showing 36% rh. The dry cabinet is in air conditioned room( which operates occasionally)...
Will keeping the lens on-camera help protect from dust and fungus?
If I keep the lens on the camera will it be protected from dust and fungus? I keep my Nikon D5100 fitted with the lens in a plastic bag together with some silica gel. Is that enough to protect it?
What type of camera, camera equipment or techniques should I use for prolonged high humidity shooting?
I work for a greenhouse. We are working on getting a website up and I need to take photos of ALL of our plants in 3 different sizes. We have 244 different types of herbs and scented geraniums. ...
What is the best way to prevent lens fog in humid climates, also what can I do to get rid of the fog in a hurry when it does fog up? [duplicate]
Possible Duplicate: What precautions should I take when taking a camera into humid conditions? I'm used to shooting in cool dry climates. I recently took a trip to Central America. Every time I ...
Do I Need To Turn On A Drybox 24/7?
I'm in a 2-season country, dry and wet seasons. I live in a cold place, with temperature averaging to 19 degrees on the wet season and about 25 on dry season. Last wet season, after a couple of ...
Olympus XZ-1 stain on photos
Each photo taken in landscape orientation with my Olympus XZ-1 shows a dark stain on the top right, like in this example. Does anybody else has this problem? Could it be a dump patch? How can I ...
How to protect my gear after moving to a humid area? [duplicate]
Possible Duplicate: What precautions should I take when taking a camera into humid conditions? I recently moved from a desert to a more humid area. What kinds of things to I need to know to keep ...
How to Prevent Static Buildup
A question was asked on what would happen to a camera if stored in a low humidity environment. mattdm's answer was: In a word, static. Digital cameras are electronic devices, and they also ...
What will happen to a camera if the relative humidity drops to less than 35%?
What will happen to a camera that is stored in an environment with a very low relative humidity? Will the camera crack, or what will happen? Will it be the same for DSLRs, non-weatherproof point &...
What does "Humidity at Less than 85% (no condensation)" mean in a camera's specifications?
Under the heading "Operating Environment", my camera syas: Less than 85% (no condensation) What does it actually mean? Does it mean that cannot be used in a air-conditioned environment?
How can I hasten the safe transition from air conditioning to hot/humid outdoors?
I have often been thwarted by condensation when an outdoor grab-shot opportunity presents itself. The only cure I know is to wait for the glass to warm up. My question is, what can I do to hasten the ...
What precautions should I take when taking a camera into humid conditions?
My camera's manual warns about sudden changes in temperature, but there are a few cases when I can't see how to avoid this. These include entering a reptile house in a zoo, or a trip to tropical ...