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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 &...
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