Heading out with the camera? Well, everyone loves sunny weather when not only the photographer but also his/her favorite gear can be safe. Adrenaline junkies are known to take up adventures in adverse situations and in such quests, the action camera is what keeps the memories frozen forever. As a matter of fact, these cameras are known to brave the odds in weather and shocks in ways the fancy DSLRs would never be able to. But, that does not mean, you can use them in most extreme weather because each model has a particular adherence level.

Besides, no material, however sturdy it seems is unbreakable –same goes for these cameras. They can withstand a certain amount of stress and tear, but cross the limit and they fail.

So, let’s check out different environment conditions where weather plays a big role on the functionality of the digital camera.

Hot Weather

Yes, it is safe to carry your camera in arid scorching heat, if you can keep it safe from direct exposure of the Sun by covering it. If you attach the camera on your helmet, make sure to wrap around a towel when it is not in use so that it gets a little cooler. In this context, you should know that an occasional break will work as wonders to the functionality of these cameras because you do not need the system to overheat. Besides, in extreme heat, the camera materials and seals can get torn or dried out while the top action camera gets exposed to dust and moisture

Cold Weather

Battery dead – this is the most dreading factor for all the photographers who take up adventures in freezing cold environments. With the fall of temperature, the batteries tend to drain out power. To avoid this, you can rub the battery against your palm before placing them into snug-fit pocket to keep them warm or tie rubber bands around them. In this way, you can safely use the Campark action cameras without letting the battery die out in the cold and shoot effortlessly while you ski, snowboard or hike in cold. However, make sure that the camera does not get too warm because rapid change in temperature when you bring them out in the cold can add moisture to the internal part of the camera, resulting in foggy video or images.

Rain, Water And Wet Weather

The action cameras are manufactured to withstand drizzles and splashes of water however, you would not wish to risk any heavy damage. So, it is always better to carry the waterproof housing for underwater photography or that in wet conditions. In case you don’t have the waterproof cover, put the camera inside a plastic bag and seal it with duct tape. Also if you have a few silica gel bags inside the camera pack, it will be safe to use the camera after it gets dehumidified by the silica.

Even when you are rock climbing, orienteering or hiking in extreme dusty or sandy conditions, the waterproof cover will keep the pocket-size action cameras safe from obnoxious dusts and grits from blurring the view or damaging any part of the camera.

So, to put it straight, action cameras are built for capturing your action-packed moments –incorporate a few safety measures and you are all set!

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