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If this is a thin metal sheet with the picture visible as a negative in slanting light, this plate was used on an offset press and the plate is probably aluminum. The white coating on the surface is possibly just an oxidized surface. Try making a paste with cream of tartar and small amount of warm water to form a paste. With a clean cotton rag try rubbing a ...


Nikon doesn't actually manufacture the Nikon lens pen. The supplier that produces them for Nikon also markets them as the LensPen. They recently introduced a "new and improved" version. There are also "micro" and "mini" versions of the LensPen on the market. Your photo looks like the newer version.


If the envelope of the bulb is glass or quartz and is not coated, near-pure alcohol and a lint-free cloth will do just fine. I use Eclipse and Pec Pads because I have them handy, but ethanol, methanol or isopropanol will work. Small bottles can be had from anyplace that supplies industrial chemicals. Avoid what you find on the shelves a drug stores, as ...


The problem of fungus is not specific to a single model or brand of camera. It will happen to lenses or cameras regardless of whether it's Nikon or bridge or a dSLR lens. Whatever camera you buy, if you're living in a warm humid environment, will be vulnerable to it, and yes, fungus damage can easily total a camera let alone cost more than a repair. Fungus ...


The problem with your Nikon Coolpix P600 or any similar camera is that the amount of labor involved to disassemble (so it could be cleaned) and then reassemble the lens assembly would cost more than the camera is worth. And since fungus sometimes causes permanent damage to the surface of lens elements it might still be an exercise in futility. It is cheaper ...

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