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    Large Lens Cleaning Cloths

    Anyone know where I can get large lens cleaning cloths from?. The camera shops have small ones and the ones I have a fairly small maybe 10cm square, I would prefer some larger ones for when filters get a lot of sea spray on them and need a clean, a small cloth doesn't really cut it.

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    Go to an optometrist shop and ask them.
    They have large, microfibre cloths and they are much cheaper than getting them from a camera shop.

    I got some that I can almost wrap around my Canon 60D for about $10.

    I use them for my lenses and they seem to do a pretty good job, and they are nice and soft too, as they are made to clean plastic lenses without scratching.
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    Go to Harvey Norman etc and look for TV cleaners. They often have a 'kit' on special with a cleaning solution and cleaning cloth. My cloth is about 30x30 cm
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    Thanks guys I will check them out.


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    Quote Birdman : I would prefer some larger ones for when filters get a lot of sea spray on them and need a clean

    Birdman I find if you get salt spray on your filters no Micro cleaning cloth works They dont seem to soak up the moisture associated with the spray/Mist , You end up with smudges which leads to flaring if doing Sunrises , A soft, Note soft, Pure cotton cloth (Old T-Shirt) works really well , Then when home clean them in lukewarm soapy water and dry Works for me and I have no scratches at all
    Last edited by William; 10-05-2012 at 11:06am. Reason: Speeling Misteak
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