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Old Apr 19, 2011, 12:02 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by VTphotog View Post
I haven't tried getting the cat to clean my lenses, and not sure I would want them smelling of tuna anyway. I doubt it would work as the cat never does anything I want it to do anyway.
I will confess to spitting on a lens and wiping it clean with a shirt tail, though.

Gasp! An independant cat???? Must be related to mine>>>>>
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Old Jan 2, 2012, 2:50 PM   #12
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I have had my camera for 3 years and have only needed to very lightly brush it with a ladies soft powder brush a couple of times. I do keep a u/v filter on except for special shots, to much cleaning will damage the surface coating.
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Old Jan 2, 2012, 4:29 PM   #13
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Recommended reading:

The Lensrentals Lens Cleaning Methods

The Apocalypse of Lens Dust

... and while not directly related, ...

Reflections on Reflections. Coatings: The Most Important Part of Your Lens.

Good Times with Bad Filters
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  • 'Full Frame' is the new 'Medium Format'.
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Old Dec 17, 2012, 11:31 PM   #14
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LensPen, and sometimes a microfiber cloth and breath fog. And then sometimes Purosol optical, lens cleaner. I guess it just depends, on the mood I'm in.
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