Making Your Digital Camera Battery Last Longer

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

In today's world, it seems that almost any topic is open for debate. While I was gathering facts for this article, I was quite surprised to find some of the issues I thought were settled are actually still being openly discussed.

With all the features digital cameras have these days, you may find keeping batteries a problem. This could well be your biggest expense, but there are some things you can do to enlargement the roll of time your batteries stay charged. Let’s start with the three biggest sources of power drain.
The LCD screen takes up the most power. It is possible to turn this quality off unless you really feel the need for it. Using the camera’s viewfinder will conserve power. Another big power drain is the flash. Whenever you can, adoption natural lighting to take your photos and turn off the flash. This consign help save your battery for times when you absolutely need the flash. A third drain on your battery is constantly using your zoom. It takes more power zooming in and out than it does keeping your zoom at a steady place. Try to treasure a setting you like and sticking with it as much as possible..
Some other things you can do to make your battery last longer are::
* Make sure Power Saving mode is on, or simply switch off your camera when you're not using it.

If you base what you do on inaccurate information, you might be unpleasantly surprised by the consequences. Make sure you get the whole Digital Cameras story from informed sources.

* In cold weather, keep your camera and batteries warm in your parka until you are ready to use them. The cold drains batteries very quickly.
* Store batteries in a frore, dry location away from sunlight and other heat sources.
* Avoid unnecessary playback of your already taken images. Try to decide when you take the picture if it is a “keeper” or needs deleted and then refrain from reviewing until the pictures are downloaded to your computer.
* Use the AC adapter. Most digital cameras have an adapter that allows you to plug directly into a power point. If you don’t plan on moving around a lot and are near an outlet, the AC adapter will elaboration the brio of your batteries.

Needing to buy more or recharge your battery is something you won’t be able to cut dead totally, but with a few precautions this won’t be needed as often.
Now you can be a confident expert on Digital Cameras. OK, maybe not an expert. But you should have something to bring to the table next time you join a discussion on Digital Cameras.


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