Lens HELP!

Started Feb 14, 2012 | Discussions thread
elherr
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Re: Lens HELP!
In reply to Louis_Dobson, Feb 14, 2012

Louis_Dobson wrote:

FWIW I work in the dry, dusty Algarve Serra,

Oooo! Portugal? I'm envious.
I was just listening to Amália Rodrigues yesterday. Pure greatness.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Am%C3%A1lia_Rodrigues

and on its wet, salty, sandy beaches. I change lenses tens if not hundreds of times a day, and get no problems. The D3 used to need cleaning fairly often, but no problem. The Oly kit - never once.

The only difference I see is vehicles constantly churning up the dust on game drives. Even with religious use of lens caps I found myself removing dust from lens on an annoyingly regular basis. I used B+W UV MRC filter to make cleaning easier and to protect lens.

One recommendation I saw was to bring along a pillowcase to change lenses in. I might bring one next time.

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Cheers,
Edward

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