Camera and photographic equipment repairers fix and adjust cameras and related equipment.
Repairers may work on the following types of cameras:
They also work on lenses, projectors, light meters, and a variety of less common photo equipment.
Repairers review the service order to find out what is wrong. They may refer to diagrams or other instructions provided by the manufacturer. They also inspect the item to find the damage or take it apart to look for broken parts. They make repairs, or clean and lubricate the parts. They often order new parts or search for parts from older equipment. They reassemble the equipment and adjust it.
Repairers use a variety of hand tools, including lathes, millers, and grinders. They also use precision tools for detailed repairs.