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Look at this enormous telephoto lens. Canon 300mm F4L EF USM Image Stabilizer Lens . So large , but it has a tripod mount built-in in it. I think this lens has no trouble on any tripod.
What else can damage a lens? Exposure to sand. Sand can get inside the mechanism causing damage that is difficult to fix. Dampness and moisture - dampness can aid fungal growth (eg mold and other fungi). Exposure to salty air, eg sea spray. Salt accelerates corrosion and when dry is abrasive, like sand but finer. Drops - some drops may not damage the ...
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