Wiping my camera clean after a day's work


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fterh

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Hi I heard that I should wipe it clean (the body) before keeping it, but just curious, do I use the same lint-free cloth as the one I use to wipe the lens? :dunno:
 

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Hi I heard that I should wipe it clean (the body) before keeping it, but just curious, do I use the same lint-free cloth as the one I use to wipe the lens? :dunno:
Hi bro,

for me i do clean my gear up after use!
get a blower to blow the dust off 1st before you clean otherwise its like sandpapering it.
i dont share lens cloth with the body just in case..
i use a normal wet cloth and clean the body and the lens before keeping em.
 

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Hi I heard that I should wipe it clean (the body) before keeping it, but just curious, do I use the same lint-free cloth as the one I use to wipe the lens? :dunno:
no need, just use normal cloth

if you go to sea, then best if you blow it first to dislodge loose sand, and then wipe it down with a damp cloth to get rid of the "salt"
 

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For me I use lint free cloth to clean all my gear. I will first blow away dust, then take 1 wet cloth and wipe down, then take another to wipe dry, then go dry box.
 

giantcanopy

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Just normal cloth for the camera body, slightly moisturised if needed.
but if it is obviously dirtied :bsmilie:

ryan
 

CS TAN

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Can use micro fiber cloth. For camera body, use the lower grade ones will do.
 

wdEvA

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for normal shooting i usually dont clean them, except for the usual blowing on the lens.

when i clean, i'll use wet tissues, and wipe them dry
 

james

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Good morning 祝君早安 for the face and camera body. :)
Then isn't that making it worse? Quite a lot of lint, isn't it? I think lint free cloth still a better choice.
 

hotwork77

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no need, just use normal cloth

if you go to sea, then best if you blow it first to dislodge loose sand, and then wipe it down with a damp cloth to get rid of the "salt"
I usually use dyson vacuum cleaner to suck out those fine sand and salt followed by a soft cotton cloth moisten with a bit IPA to wipe the body. Lint free cloth always reserved for lenses.
 

IsenGrim

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i didn't clean my cam & lens for a year.

so i gave it a wipe down last week, using cotton buds to reach crooks and cannys on the zoom grip etc. the camera itself pretty clean leh~

but all the rubber area jialat hahahahha. the cloth turn black! the zoom grip esp!

i seldom clean the front element of lens. only clean with lens pen when there's visible grime on it. I dont clean the insides of my cam as i seldom change lens. if i take out and clean, might intro more dirt than i never clean.
 

DonnyDan

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It really depend on the shooting place and envionment. Place near the sea, river I will definately give it a good wipe to remove the salt. For front element and sensor, as long it is not dirty i will not touch it. I change lens quite often, even though i have a walk about lens but i still prefer pro lens for color, speed and sharpness.

Btw use different cloth for glass and body (exterior).
 

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