cleaning camera lens
A lens maintenance expert of over 30 years shares his top tips for protecting your glass.

[Editor’s Note: No Film School asked Matthew Duclos of Duclos Lenses to share his lens maintenance expertise.]

There’s a ton of information and advice on proper cinematography techniques from self-professed experts floating around the internet. After having operated for 30 years, we’d like to set the record straight on a few topics specific to lens care by sharing what we at Duclos Lenses consider standard policy for our staff of experienced technicians.

Here are a few simple dos and don’ts to keep in mind the next time you sit down to perform a bit of maintenance on your favorite lens. Following these simple rules can save you hundreds or even thousands of dollars on a costly element replacement.

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