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    Optics cleaning with Collodion

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    Re: Optics cleaning with Collodion

    thats the best way to clean lenses.

    love the smell of it too.

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    Re: Optics cleaning with Collodion

    Years (and years) ago, before wet plate photography was popular, I read somwewhere that this was the method optics shops cleaned the large front surface mirrors on telescopes prior to re coating them with aluminum.
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    Re: Optics cleaning with Collodion

    You can even clean your glass plates with old collodion left overs.
    Most effective way to clean glass
    "You dont take a picture, it's given to you"

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