Digital Photography School has a nice list of things that can easily kill your digital camera. With all the people around buying new and shiny cameras, I thought it wouldn’t hurt posting a link to the list.
The Digital Camera has a number of natural predators – things that in just a few seconds could snuff out itâ€™s life and render you camera-less. Learn to identify your cameraâ€™s predators and take a few simple precautions and exercise a little care and you can keep your camera operating at itâ€™s potential for years to come (well at least until itâ€™s time for an upgrade).
Living in Cyprus, I myself have to particularly care about sand, dust, water and salt. And being a father to a one and a half years old very curious boy, I have to care even more about bumps and drops. Now, what are the major hazards for your camera?