One of the most interesting activities to be done nowadays is the underwater photography. This kind of activity specifically requires you of a lot of things such as waterproof video cameras and other more sets of photographic equipments. However, if you will not provide this camera with optimal type of care then you will surely experience lost of stored images. You can also experience inconvenience in using the said camera if you miss to take good care of it.
Prior to using the camera under the sea, you need to check if the O-ring has no sand, thread scraps, salt, dust, and or some hairs. You also need to check if the O-ring does not have some cracks, scratches, sand inclusions, fine splitting, skewing, distortion, and or cracks. In times that you notice some of the aforementioned matters then you greatly need to replace the O-ring to prevent further camera damages.
Re-greasing the camera’s O-ring is also an important thing to do just before you go back in using it under long number of hours. You also need to check out if the case does not have leaks before diving onto the sea. To specifically perform this kind of step you have to submerge the camera into a tank that is full of water and try to see if it does not have some leaks.
You have to repeat this kind of step for several times to make it sure that it really does not have some leaks. You must put on in mind that even droplets of water can extremely damage the camera thus it is greatly important that you double check the camera if it has some leaks.
Right after doing this step for several times, you also need to turn on the camera and take some pictures and this is to make it sure that each and every camera modules are functioning well. You also need to check the camera right after using it underwater. You must see to it that it does not have even small parts of water inside.