dirty filters

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  1. ira9700

    ira9700 TPF Noob!

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    i have a D40x with two kit lenes 18-55 55-200 while putting on a cir polorizing filter i noticed smuges tried to get them off wirh micro fibre cloth and lens cleaning fluid but it wont get clean also noticed same on uv filter HELP
     
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    Try a lens pen.

    If that doesn't work, usually some lens cleaner solution and a q-tip will work, followed by using the lens pen again.
     
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    brileyphotog TPF Noob!

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    A lens pen is definitely the way to go.
     
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    thanks guys i got a micro fiber cloth from the guys at labelle camera on long island and it did the trick with a little breath and a light rub good as new:wink:
     
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    how come it didn't work first time round?

    microfibre cloths are the best thing around in my opinion
     
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    Alex_B No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    My lenspen is my least used piece of equipment (never!!) ;) .... I always use a microfibre cloth ...
     
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    i can see why worked great at first i had a cheap cloth (for eye glasses) when i got the right one worked perfect
     

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