Camera and Lens Care

Quality Control and Camera Gear Care Essentials

It is a good idea to check a variety of possible causes when your equipment isn’t performing as expected, including examining elements for damage and dust, verifying focus accuracy and zoom performance at minimum and maximum zooms, and test for front/back focusing of lenses on various camera bodies against a LensAlign or similar tool.

Camera and Lens Quality at BorrowLenses

Camera and Lens Care, Photography

Everything you need to know about camera and lens quality testing at BorrowLenses, plus tips on creating your own quality control checklist...

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Shutter Count Guide: Nikon, Canon, and Sony

Camera and Lens Care, Photography • 14 Comments

As a camera gets older, it’s important to be aware of your camera’s shutter count. Learn how this mechanism works and what the...

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How to Clean a Camera Lens in 4 Easy Steps

Camera and Lens Care, Photography • 8 Comments

If you notice dust on your lens that you want to clean, use the following cleaning methods to prevent damage....

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Cold Weather Shooting Tips

Camera and Lens Care

Shooting in cold weather isn't without challenges. Here are some tips that will help armor you against the temptation to let your camera...

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How to Keep Your Camera Gear Clean and Safe this Summer

Camera and Lens Care, Photography

Summer is full of outdoor excursions, worldwide travel, and photo/video projects which take advantage of the long sunlit hours. Among all...

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Calibrating your Monitor: Using the ColorMunki

Camera and Lens Care

So often I hear of photographers, both pros and hobbyists , whose pictures live only on hard drives and online. If this is you, it’s...

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Finding Stolen Gear Through Images: Lenstag Rescue

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Lenstag, the free service that collects serial numbers from your lenses and cameras and keeps them in a registry to be flagged in the...

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Lenstag Releases “Text to Check” Feature to Combat Gear Theft

Camera and Lens Care

Lenstag is a new service that collects serial numbers from your lenses and cameras and keeps them in a registry to be flagged in the...

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Help Stop Camera and Lens Theft by Registering Serials

Camera and Lens Care, Photography • 6 Comments

Lenstag is a service that curbs camera and lens theft by collecting serial numbers from your gear and keeping them in a registry to be...

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