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lense cleaning kits - be careful

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  1. mr jones

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    today i bought a lense cleaning kit, 2 drops of the cleaning solution on the clothe, wiped the lense, outside is now nice and clean...


    the fluid has got inside the lens, making it all misty, and as its the only lens i use for gigs and im off out shooting in 20mins, thats a bit of a ballache


    im currently balancing the lense on top of my router to try to evaporate the stuff out of the inside and hopefully out the way it came, otherwise im a bit screwed!


    so be careful with lens cleaning kits people, it sounds like common sense but sometimes these things can do more harm than good.
     
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    seems it was on the inside of the lense, it evaporated just in time!
     
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    Two drops on a cloth jamie doesn't see enough to get in your lens, is it humid or anything in your place?
     
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    no not in the slightest, all i can think of that it hasnt soaked into the cloth properly and when into contact with the lense its dispursed and got into the lense,


    all fine now though
     
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    So just how great is that camera bud;) went in jessops to try out a 17-40L lens on saturday, Oh boy i loved it!!! But i think i'm going to get the 24-70 £700:rolleyes:
     
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    camera is ace as tits


    i need a shorter lense so im gonna have to save up for a 28mm f1.4 i think eek! cost!!!!!
     
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    I shoot motocross, amongst other things, so cack on my lenses is pretty common. Best lens cleaner I've ever used is the Hama Micro Optic Cleaner. Its a dark brown micro fibre cloth that comes in a tiny triangular box. Never needed to use it with any fluid. Does a fantastic job.

    Chris.
     
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