15th August 2003, 01:54 PM
I went to a photo shop in Centre Point looking for a Lens Pen during my lunch break and got quoted a price of $28. I told the guy that it was too expensive and walked out of the shop. I remembered I got one at Funan IT Mall for $16. Just wondering if there is more than one type of Lens Pen and what are their normal prices? I really do not believe that they could be so ex ($28) even for the most expensive type. Thanks
15th August 2003, 01:57 PM
I got mine at $10. perhaps I bought quite a lot of stuff and the total bill comes close to $300. I bought 2 pens. 1 for myself and the other for friend. Really good.
15th August 2003, 02:01 PM
15th August 2003, 02:05 PM
Get it from AP or CP. About $10 only.
Lens Pen Website
15th August 2003, 02:20 PM
15th August 2003, 09:03 PM
How about lens paper/tissue?
Originally Posted by taker
15th August 2003, 09:45 PM
Originally Posted by mr_jason
Also can, but a micro fibre cloth cost only $4 & can wash if dirty.
15th August 2003, 09:51 PM
lens solution + lens tissue best for me..
can wipe out even the oiliest mark...
15th August 2003, 10:07 PM
Originally Posted by sprockett
Moisture is devastating to lens, just have to be careful.
15th August 2003, 10:10 PM
where to get micro fibre cloth?
Originally Posted by shutterbug
btw i heard that lens paper can also scratch the lens...
15th August 2003, 10:16 PM
if u not careful anything also can scratch the lens surface. u can get micro fibre cloth from most spec. outlet or camera shop
Originally Posted by Quacks
16th August 2003, 08:53 PM
If you guys has sisters, wife, daughters who uses cosmetic, you could fish from them their cosmetic brushes .. the one they use to brush their faces with. These are high quality brushes and is extremely good for brushing lenses and bodies (camera i.e.). There are different sizes and does the job much faster.
I have been using brushes for almost anything and of course using the appropriate one.
Hope this alternative also help.
16th August 2003, 09:17 PM
Thanks for all the interesting and useful info on lens cleaning.
The reason why I started this thread was to highlight the fact that some camera shops are charging exorbident prices for almost everything (bodies, lenses and accessories) so please be careful.
As for Lenspen, I finally bought one from MS Colour for $8 vs $28 that a shop in Centre Point quoted me! I would have been fuming mad if I bought it at the Centre Poing shop.