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Re: Lens Cleaning Techniques/Opinions
« Reply #15 on: August 22, 2014, 09:16:44 PM »
But in general, I see no reason to go OCD nuts on how you clean lenses.  They don't get THAT dirty anyway and I use mine is all kinds of environments.  The worst issues are usually finger smudges with dirty fingers that contain oils.
+1, some people go way overboard on this stuff.

+1 I agree with you.

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Re: Lens Cleaning Techniques/Opinions
« Reply #15 on: August 22, 2014, 09:16:44 PM »

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Re: Lens Cleaning Techniques/Opinions
« Reply #16 on: August 23, 2014, 02:44:55 AM »
But in general, I see no reason to go OCD nuts on how you clean lenses.  They don't get THAT dirty anyway and I use mine is all kinds of environments.  The worst issues are usually finger smudges with dirty fingers that contain oils.
+1, some people go way overboard on this stuff.

+1 I agree with you.

Also I have to agree.  My viewfinder gets dirty.  My LCD gets dirty.  My lens?  Not that much.

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Re: Lens Cleaning Techniques/Opinions
« Reply #17 on: August 23, 2014, 05:21:46 AM »
Like a few others here the Rocket blower and the lenspen DSLR kit - that little one for the viewfinder is perfect :D
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Re: Lens Cleaning Techniques/Opinions
« Reply #18 on: August 23, 2014, 06:32:01 AM »
Hi Mitch.
I just started following your step by step guide, got the Tamnavulin inside the lens, then started reading ahead whilst shaking the lens, this was when I realised that this was supposed to be humorous,  :o I now have a £1200 cocktail shaker!  :'(
Do you think I should pour away the first measure, is the one used to clean the cocktail shaker likely to be contaminated, or will it be safe to drink? No sense wasting fine whisky as well as a lens!  ;D ;D ;D

Cheers Graham.
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Re: Lens Cleaning Techniques/Opinions
« Reply #19 on: August 23, 2014, 05:17:05 PM »
No sense in wasting whiskey.  I should probably really clean my lenses that way to give me a fantastic excuse to drink a bit every so often.  Lol.

And I do hope you're kidding about following my directions.



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Re: Lens Cleaning Techniques/Opinions
« Reply #20 on: August 23, 2014, 05:50:23 PM »
Yes Mitch I was just kidding, thought I would join in the humour!

Cheers, Graham.

No sense in wasting whiskey.  I should probably really clean my lenses that way to give me a fantastic excuse to drink a bit every so often.  Lol.

And I do hope you're kidding about following my directions.
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Re: Lens Cleaning Techniques/Opinions
« Reply #21 on: August 23, 2014, 07:24:17 PM »
Yes Mitch I was just kidding, thought I would join in the humour!

Cheers, Graham.

No sense in wasting whiskey.  I should probably really clean my lenses that way to give me a fantastic excuse to drink a bit every so often.  Lol.

And I do hope you're kidding about following my directions.
Those of us who have a sense of humour get misunderstood by those with a sense of humor, especially as we drink whisky and they drink whiskey.
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Re: Lens Cleaning Techniques/Opinions
« Reply #21 on: August 23, 2014, 07:24:17 PM »

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Re: Lens Cleaning Techniques/Opinions
« Reply #22 on: August 23, 2014, 07:34:09 PM »
Yes Mitch I was just kidding, thought I would join in the humour!

Cheers, Graham.

No sense in wasting whiskey.  I should probably really clean my lenses that way to give me a fantastic excuse to drink a bit every so often.  Lol.

And I do hope you're kidding about following my directions.
Those of us who have a sense of humour get misunderstood by those with a sense of humor, especially as we drink whisky and they drink whiskey.

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Re: Lens Cleaning Techniques/Opinions
« Reply #23 on: August 23, 2014, 08:24:14 PM »
Yes Mitch I was just kidding, thought I would join in the humour!

Cheers, Graham.

No sense in wasting whiskey.  I should probably really clean my lenses that way to give me a fantastic excuse to drink a bit every so often.  Lol.

And I do hope you're kidding about following my directions.
Those of us who have a sense of humour get misunderstood by those with a sense of humor, especially as we drink whisky and they drink whiskey.

Sláinte, mates! *raises me Glencairn glass. Oops, that was the 24-105/4L coffee mug*

They really need to make a cocktail shaker version of that coffee mug ;D
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Re: Lens Cleaning Techniques/Opinions
« Reply #24 on: August 23, 2014, 08:28:06 PM »
Yes Mitch I was just kidding, thought I would join in the humour!

Cheers, Graham.

No sense in wasting whiskey.  I should probably really clean my lenses that way to give me a fantastic excuse to drink a bit every so often.  Lol.

And I do hope you're kidding about following my directions.
Those of us who have a sense of humour get misunderstood by those with a sense of humor, especially as we drink whisky and they drink whiskey.

Guilty as charged.

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Re: Lens Cleaning Techniques/Opinions
« Reply #25 on: August 23, 2014, 10:11:04 PM »
I've always used the rinse cycle on the dishwasher. Jet Dry helps.

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Re: Lens Cleaning Techniques/Opinions
« Reply #26 on: August 25, 2014, 09:48:28 AM »
If someone tells you to use "Lens Tissue"...RUN LIKE HELL!!!!   8)

Some/many (all?) of these lens tissues seem more like sandpaper on your lens.   ;D
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Re: Lens Cleaning Techniques/Opinions
« Reply #26 on: August 25, 2014, 09:48:28 AM »