Digital camera cleaning and maintenance is something many photographers (including myself) neglect to do with sometimes costly consequences.
It is too easy to come home after a days shooting, whip out the memory card, have a play with your new images and forget all about maintenance of your kit.
If you are like me, anything new that I buy over time (car, motorbike, watch, glasses etc), get cleaned immaculately at least once a day. Then after a few weeks it falls to once a week or so and then just “on the odd occasion” or when they look really dirty.
Because photography is my livelihood, I have to physically make myself grab my camera bag, go and sit somewhere quiet and take a good half an hour to an hour after a shoot to clean every piece of equipment that I have used.
This kit has cost thousands and its cleanliness has a direct bearing on the quality of my images and the longevity of its use. Not only that but as I