If you have worked with film, particularly if you are a photographer, then you probably know that your lenses fogging up can be quite bothersome.
It can also be bothersome to have condensation resting on your lenses as well.
You can try to acclimate your gear to the weather before you start your shoot.
You can do this by leaving your gear out in the elements to help them acclimate to the weather, that is, if your gear can handle it.
- The first step in protecting your camera gear is to insure it is always stored in a safe, protected, and dry location.
- The most important step in keeping your lenses free from fog is to acclimate your lenses to the weather prior to the shoot.
- The process of acclimating your lenses can be sped up by removing as many barriers between them and the environment as possible
“Fogging can happen for a number of reasons, but the most common ones come from traveling to warmer climates and quickly taking your gear from cold air-conditioning and into hot air.”