Front Lens Caps


Lens Caps
When you are using your camera you can always protect the lens with an ultraviolet (UV) or haze filter. When you are not using the camera you should make sure you protect your lens with a lens cap. These items are inexpensive plastic caps that attach to the end of the camera lens. They only cost a few dollars, but they are protecting a lens which may cost thousands. They are designed to help protect the lens from scratches, dust, dirt, fingerprints and moisture. In photography, a lens cap is one of the best insurance items you can invest in as a new lens will cost you a lot more than a cap. Lens caps are made to fit all size lenses and can be bought for about $10 or less. You can also get cap leashes, which will keep your cap attached to the camera. It is a good investment as they are easy to lose.

 

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Bower Front Lens Caps
. Snap-On Lens Caps Spring clips assure positive lock. Light weight. All black plastic.
Canon Front Lens Cap
Canon Front Lens Caps
. Snap-On Lens Caps Spring clips assure positive lock. Light weight. All black plastic.
Hasselblad Front Lens Cap
Hasselblad Front Lens Caps
. Snap-On Lens Caps Spring clips assure positive lock. Light weight. All black plastic. 
Leica Front Lens Cap
Leica Front Lens Caps
. Snap-On Lens Caps Spring clips assure positive lock. Light weight. All black plastic.
Lenscoat Hoodie Cap
Lenscoat Hoodie
The Hoodie, reinforced removable front element protection, rigid plastic and firm foam to protect your lens from damage.
Lensbaby Lens Cap
Lensbaby Replacement Cap Will fit all Lensbaby lenses.
 
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Mamiya Front Lens Caps. Simply designed cap with good quality plastic.
 
Nikon Front Lens Cap
Nikon Front Lens Caps. Protect your Nikon investment with genuine Nikon lenst caps.
Olympus Front Lens Cap
Olympus Front Lens Caps. Snap-on lens cap Enables you to put on or take off lens cap even with lens hood on
 
Optech Front Lens Cap
Opteka Front Lens Caps. Snap-On Lens Caps Spring clips assure positive lock. Light weight. All black plastic
 
Pentax Front Lens Cap
Pentax Front Lens Caps. Snap-on lens cap Enables you to put on or take off lens cap even with lens hood on
 
Sigma Front Lens Cap
Sigma Front Lens Caps. Snap-on lens cap Enables you to put on or take off lens cap even with lens hood on Raised SIGMA logo on center of cap 
Sony Front Lens Cap
Sony Front Lens Caps. Snap-on lens cap Enables you to put on or take off lens cap even with lens hood on
 

Tamron Front Lens Caps featuring the Tamron Logo. Snap-On Lens Caps Spring clips assure positive lock. Light weight. All black plastic.

White Balance Lens Caps. Place the cap over your lens, point at a subject, the incoming light is diffused to create an average white balance for the scene

Zeikos Front Lens Caps. Pinch the sides of the cap and snap it into place - it fits securely and your lenses are covered!

Zeiss Front Lens Caps. The lens cap is a snap-on type that prominently features the Zeiss logo.

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Camera filters are transparent or translucent optical elements that alter the properties of light entering the camera lens for the purpose of improving the image being recorded. Filters can affect contrast, sharpness, highlight flare, color, and light intensity, either individually, or in various combinations. They can also create a variety of "special effects." It is important to recognize that, even though there are many possibly confusing variations and applications, all filters behave a reasonably predictable way when their properties are understood and experienced. Most of these properties related similarly to filter use in both film and video imaging. The following will explain the basic optical characteristics of certain types of camera filters, as well as their applications. It is a foundation upon which to build by experience. Textual data cannot fully inform. There is always something new out there.

In their most successful applications, filter effects blend in with the rest of the image to help get the message across. Use caution when using a filter in a way that draws attention to itself as an effect. Combined with all the other elements of image-making, filters make visual statements, manipulate emotions and thought, and make believable what otherwise would not be. They get the viewer involved.

Filter Planning
Filter effects can become a key part of the "look" of a production, if considered in the planning stages. They can also provide a crucial last-minute fix to unexpected problems, if you have them readily available. Where possible, it is best to run advance tests for pre-conceived situations when time allows.

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