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Slippery Lens

Discussion in 'Native Lenses' started by 0dBm, Oct 26, 2011.

  1. 0dBm

    0dBm Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Jun 30, 2011
    Western United States
    Not so much with the P20mm, but the O45 is so svelte as to be difficult to handle.

    I was still in the driver seat (luckily) of my vehicle when I decided to change from the P20 to the O45. As I just finished placing the rear cap on the P20, I grasped the O45 from the bag and it slipped between my fingers and onto my lap. Whew!

    There is not much to hold on to. I was thinking of VERY judiciously applying thin strips of skateboard tape to the sides to aid in grasping it.

    Anyone else find this a growing problem?

    Any solutions to share?
  2. zerotiu

    zerotiu Mu-43 Veteran

    Sep 13, 2011
    I never experience that before. The m4/3 lens is small enough to be grasped by our hand. Try to change the lens this way : Taking Care of Your Mirrorless Camera Sensor - YouTube

    To twist the oly 45mm to the mount is harder though..mine is e-p3 I don't know about the other body. It's very very very tight
  3. Promit

    Promit Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jun 6, 2011
    Baltimore, MD
    Promit Roy
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