Lens storage. How do you keep yours?

Started Apr 15, 2013 | Discussions thread
viking79 Forum Pro • Posts: 14,147
Re: Lens storage. How do you keep yours?

zelli wrote:

For the past eight months I currently keep my lenses out in the open on a table in my home office, both ends capped and standing vertically.

This is actually a great way to store them, they get airflow to prevent mold growth, etc.  They will pick up some dust (but not much if capped).

A voice inside is telling me I should be doing something different.  Perhaps storage in a plastic box put away in a cabinet?

If you put in a case either be sure the case is totally dry or throw in some desiccant.  You can buy silica gel desiccant cheap and a lot of it can be recharged in the microwave or oven at low temp.

I like to look at the equipment though.

SEL50 SEL35 SEL18200 & kit plus various FD's and Nikon's with adapters for my 5N.

How do you keep yours?

Laying all over the place.  Like fronts of book shelves, kitchen table, basement (bad, run dehumidifier), etc  I recently made a display shelf to hold some I am testing.


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