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Cold Weather Lens Care

Dan
user 48909682
Richmond, VA
Post #: 8
I am interested in hearing opinions on lens care, specifically when shooting in cold temperatures. I have read that reintroducing a lens too quickly to warm temperatures can cause condensation and subsequent moisture and damage.
How true is this?
How cold is cold?
How warm is warm?
How quick is too quickly?
Thanks

Sincerely,

The guy that is worried about breaking his new expensive lens

Debbie
user 46286192
Richmond, VA
Post #: 12
Good question...I am interested in the relpy to this as well!
Rich
user 7403239
Richmond, VA
Post #: 162
basicly moisture in air will condense on cold surfaces, that's why people use Koozies on cold cans,
in the summer time you'll notice that the air conditioned kept lens fogs when you go outside,
in the winter the house tends to be pretty dry so there's not much fogging when you bring it inside

long explaination:

http://www.cameratech...­
Dan
user 48909682
Richmond, VA
Post #: 9
Thanks, Rich. The slacker that I am, just got around to reading the article today.
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