In tricky environments or light conditions, various accessories will be required to get that perfect shot...
A cobra flash attaches to the top of the camera and is powered by torch batteries.
Allows you to release the shutter without touching the camera, thus preventing camera shake when taking the picture. The camera must be steadied on a tripod, bag or table. Before purchasing one of these devices, check that is compatible with your camera. Various types are available:
With a handheld light meter you can measure the level of ambient light falling on your subject.
Cameras are sensitive to dust and moisture. When you need to use your camera in dusty environments, in addition to a UV filter, fit a protective cover over your camera. The cover will not get in the way of the controls (e.g. using buttons, dials, zoom controls) and they come with a modest price tag (less than €10).