Camera lens cleaning kits are a must-have for every photographer. Smudges, flecks, fingerprints, water stains, any of these things on your lens can make your photos turn out less than ideal. While some imperfections can be removed in post-processing, it’s better to prevent them from ever happening in the first place. When looking for a
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A camera lens requires the utmost care. Lenses are very delicate and made from thin compilations of glass. Anything can cause them to shatter, or, at best, scratch. They are also remarkably expensive and cannot be replaced easily for this reason. The best way to clean a lens is by using a specially made lens
Lenses are expensive pieces of equipment. High-quality prime and telephoto lenses, for example, can cost thousands of dollars. You must, therefore, take care of them and understand how to properly maintain them. A simple process that is sometimes overlooked is cleaning the lens glass. The outer glass of a lens can become dirty over time.
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I have to admit that the slightest thought of taking one of my lenses apart, even un-doing one of the screws, fills me with dread. In that regard, you have to give respect to the guys at LensRentals, especially Roger Cicala who pulls apart a Canon RF 50mm f/1.2L USM lens for our insight and