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Lens Bubbles

Discussion in 'Underwater Videography' started by geokr, Mar 8, 2013.

  1. geokr

    geokr Contributor

    # of Dives: 100 - 199
    Location: Maryland
    Any suggestions on how to prevent bubbles from forming on the dome lens and the filters that does not degrade clarity? I get them between the lens and the filter and it's driving my autofocus nuts because the camera gets locked onto the bubbles on the glass. Rain-X?
  2. J Easy

    J Easy Divemaster

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: FW, TX
    I always have this problem. I just end up taking off the lens and wiping off the bubbles once I get down to a convenient spot. It can be a PITA but better than trying to deal with the AF focusing on the bubbles and ruining a shot.
  3. sharksdelight

    sharksdelight Contributor

    # of Dives:
    Location: San Diego
    Just wave your hand a few times in front of the port before you are ready to shoot. The bubbles will fly away.

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