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mStevens

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How to prevent condensation?
« on: August 20, 2013, 04:23:04 PM »
How long do I need to let my camera and lens sit in a plastic bag when going from an AC environment to a hot and humid environment? I waited about 30 minutes and the lens did not fog up. Could I have removed it from the bag sooner? I am on vacation and I hate that I have to wait for my lens to adjust to the environment temp before shooting pics.
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How to prevent condensation?
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Re: How to prevent condensation?
« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2013, 05:11:42 PM »
My fudge is to wait until my glasses are no longer fogged then wait a few minutes more.
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Re: How to prevent condensation?
« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2013, 05:14:49 PM »
I thought climatization takes no less than 20 minutes, and 30 minutes is usually very safe. 

Having said that, I am a little reckless with my gear and have never done the plastic bag treatment, so far I have never had an issue.

Though I have never had gear fog up on me.

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Re: How to prevent condensation?
« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2013, 05:14:49 PM »