We are right in the middle of summer and one thing we can say for sure….boy is it hot! Summer is the perfect time of the year for going outside with your camera and photographing the sites which could not be captured in the winter. Summer is great for shooting activities at the beach, on the water, sports, festivals, parades, concerts, special events, landscapes, nature and more. Unfortunately, the extreme summer heat can also cause damage to you and your camera. So what can be done to minimize the risk of damage? You can wear sunscreen and sun reflective clothes and drink plenty of fluids to avoid sun burns and heat stroke. There are things you can do for your camera too. The link below offers some practical tips on keeping your camera safe. So take a few precautions, get outside, have some fun and take lots of pictures. Enjoy the summer and share your photographic successes.