Holding a lens worth a couple thousand dollars in your hand and being asked to clean it can be daunting. You might be scared to scratch it or fingerprint it. Maybe you don't have the right supplies. Or you may have no clue how to even approach cleaning a lens.
While I can't claim my method is "the way" to clean a lens, it has served me well in my career so I decided to share it with you.
What's in this video?
* What tools and supplies are best for cleaning lenses
* How Rosco lens tissue can scratch a lens
* When you should remove a lens to clean it
* A dirty Minolta Super 8mm camera
* And more
(This video is a bit old -- first one I ever did! -- but the info is still great, even if the presentation isn't perfectly polished.)
Read the article: theblackandblue.com/2011/03/22/how-to-clean-a-camera-lens/
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