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    Hi, any recomendation on which lens pen and solution should i get? just looking for the pen and solution only. Thanks.
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    I don't recommend the lenspen as it'll leave residue after cleaning.
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    As currently, there seem to be some smuge on my filter (b+w cir-pol) that couldnt be cleaned using lens tissue, blower.. brush. .
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    Quote Originally Posted by Raptor1
    As currently, there seem to be some smuge on my filter (b+w cir-pol) that couldnt be cleaned using lens tissue, blower.. brush. .
    Smudge?? Is it behind the CPL element or on the front? Did u previously clean yr CPL and how have u done it if so?
    Canon EOS 5D, 24-70 f/4 L IS, 50 f/1.2 L, 70-300 f/4-5.6 L IS, 600EX-RT. Sigma 12-24 f/4.5-5.6 EX.

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    its on the front. I just used a lens tissue to do that last week. but the smudge wont come off/became bigger, thus i am looking for a solution this week.

    edit: oh yah, i did moist the lens paper with tap water =X
    Last edited by Raptor1; 12th May 2006 at 09:48 PM.
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    Default Re: Lens solution / Lens Pen

    Quote Originally Posted by Raptor1
    its on the front. I just used a lens tissue to do that last week. but the smudge wont come off/became bigger, thus i am looking for a solution this week.

    edit: oh yah, i did moist the lens paper with tap water =X
    Huh don't use tap water! Use a lens cleaning solution and make sure its a gd quality one.

    If u've cleaned it the wrong way, chances are the surface coating will be faded.
    Canon EOS 5D, 24-70 f/4 L IS, 50 f/1.2 L, 70-300 f/4-5.6 L IS, 600EX-RT. Sigma 12-24 f/4.5-5.6 EX.

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    if the smudge does not appear on the picture, i would tink dun bother to try getting a surgically clean glass surface

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    But of cos try to keep the surface as clean as possible.
    Canon EOS 5D, 24-70 f/4 L IS, 50 f/1.2 L, 70-300 f/4-5.6 L IS, 600EX-RT. Sigma 12-24 f/4.5-5.6 EX.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Snoweagle
    Huh don't use tap water! Use a lens cleaning solution and make sure its a gd quality one.

    If u've cleaned it the wrong way, chances are the surface coating will be faded.
    yupz, any recomendations of a good lens cleaning solution ??
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    Use pure Ethanol a.k.a. Alcohol (1st choice) or Isopropyl Alcohol a.k.a. IPA (2nd choice)

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    Quote Originally Posted by ipin
    Use pure Ethanol a.k.a. Alcohol (1st choice) or Isopropyl Alcohol a.k.a. IPA (2nd choice)
    Any idea where to get those? and how much?
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    Default Re: Lens solution / Lens Pen

    Quote Originally Posted by Raptor1
    yupz, any recomendations of a good lens cleaning solution ??
    Not so sure about the brand cos i previously used the sony one for my cybershot and a small bottle with 10 lens tissues cost $30.
    Canon EOS 5D, 24-70 f/4 L IS, 50 f/1.2 L, 70-300 f/4-5.6 L IS, 600EX-RT. Sigma 12-24 f/4.5-5.6 EX.

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