A useful focal range and modest aperture balanced with a clever design makes this optic more practical than the ultra-wide norm. By Matt Golowczynski last updated 24 September 2019 The first port of call for cleaning is to use a blower to remove dust and other loose particles from the lens front and rear elements. A useful focal length and a fast aperture combined with high-end tech make Sony’s latest G Master optic sparkle.

Whatever subjects you shoot, it’s always best to carry cleaning equipment in your camera bag, because you never know when you’ll need it; a lens blower, Lenspen, microfibre lens cloth and lens cleaning solution will allow you to effectively clean all types of dirt from your lenses wherever you are. Thank you for signing up to TechRadar. Users of Sony’s full-frame Alpha bodies have been waiting some time for the FE 35mm f/1.8. Can the latest RF-mount 85mm prime live up to that reputation? Sign up to get breaking news, reviews, opinion, analysis and more, plus the hottest tech deals!

By Sharmishta Sarkar last updated 05 January 2021 When you’ve spent a small fortune on the best glass you can afford (or a flagship smartphone), there’s no point in falling at the first hurdle by allowing your lens elements to become dirty. Tele zoom lenses with long focal lengths are staples for many photographers, and Canon has finally added one for the EOS R system. Canon RF 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1L IS USM telephoto zoom lens Rain spots, fingerprints, smears and dust will all negatively impact image quality, so keeping your lenses dust and dirt free is an absolute must. By James Abbott last updated 11 November 2021 The Sony FE 35mm f/1.4 GM is a super-premium prime lens for Alpha fans. Prevention is the best cure when it comes to lens cleaning, so attaching UV filters to the front of your lenses is the perfect way to keep dust at bay as well as adding an extra layer of protection.

By Matt Golowczynski last updated 28 June 2019 By Matt Golowczynski last updated 24 July 2019 Lens blowers like the Giottos Rocket Air Blower come in different sizes, with the larger versions providing more power to blow dust away while the smaller options are less powerful yet more portable. By Matt Golowczynski last updated 03 September 2019 A super-wide aperture and L-series optics make this pricey portrait lens an obvious choice for early EOS R-series adopters. By Matt Golowczynski last Computer Accessories updated 28 February 2019 Filters are very much an accessory where you don’t want to go for the cheapest option available, because the quality of the optical glass used varies drastically according to cost and brand. Canon’s 28-year-old EF 85mm f/1.8 USM lens is still popular.

When UV filters do get dusty and dirty, the cleaning options below are aimed at both filters and lenses. It’s often said that a clean home is a happy home, and that’s definitely the case with camera lenses, too. This one lens covers off a massive 10x zoom range all the way to 600mm. You will receive a verification email shortly.

It’s likely to be the lens most professional Z-system users end up relying on for many applications – so does it deliver? By Doug Horrigan last updated 16 April 2019 Whether you opt for a smaller or larger blower will often depend on how much room you have in your camera bag to store one, but for many photographers carrying a smaller blower in their camera bag and having a larger more powerful blower at home is the perfect combination. But how it live up to its billing?

Stick with well-known filter companies such as B+W, Hoya and Tiffen to ensure the highest optical quality.

How to clean your camera lens

The best ways to keep your DSLR or camera lens clean

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p>A hand using a cloth to clean a camera lens So, here are six ways that you can protect and clean your lenses to help you to maintain the best image quality possible. So was the wait worth it? By Matt Golowczynski last updated 09 May 2019 A refreshingly versatile option for EOS R-series users who need a lens that can handle whatever you demand of it.

And one final note: while these tips are largely tailored towards cameras and DSLRs, steps three, four and five are suitable for smartphone lenses, too.

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