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What's the best way to avoid losing your lens cap?

 
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Jun 13, 2009 15:12 |  #1

Aside from putting it in your pocket, which is already full of dirt, dust crud, and other objects that I don't want on the inside of my lens cap.




  
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Jun 13, 2009 15:18 |  #2

When I pull a body and lens out of my bag or Pelican case
I take the cap off the lens and leave t in the case.




  
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Jun 13, 2009 15:22 |  #3

Haven't lost one yet and they always go in my pocket. My pockets are lovely and clean though ;)


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Jun 13, 2009 15:25 |  #4

The pocket like most people are going to say, how about putting a UV filter and not carrying the cap anywhere?


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Jun 13, 2009 15:43 |  #5

bennnjaamin wrote in post #8103686 (external link)
The pocket like most people are going to say, how about putting a UV filter and not carrying the cap anywhere?

+1 for just shoving them in my pocket. Never had a problem with crud or dirt, the OP must just have particularly cruddy pockets. ;)




  
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Jun 13, 2009 15:57 |  #6

Either in my pocket, or in my bag.




  
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Jun 13, 2009 16:11 as a reply to  @ crn3371's post |  #7

So those little leashes are not a good idea?




  
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Jun 13, 2009 16:16 |  #8

if you like it annoying the crap out of you :)

depends what / how your shooting I guess

it would drive me nuts


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Jun 13, 2009 16:54 |  #9

I use the umbrella principal. If I have an extra one in the bag I will never need it. :)


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Jun 13, 2009 16:59 |  #10

Put it in your pocket, then blow it off before you replace it?

My Think Tank Change Up bag has nice little stretchy flat pockets on the front face which hold the lens caps perfectly ... and keep them clean!

The little tether strings are really annoying, especially if it is windy!

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Jun 13, 2009 17:01 as a reply to  @ hfgarris's post |  #11

I have oompa-loompas that follow me around and carry them. When they are not available it is pockets/bag.


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Jun 13, 2009 18:49 as a reply to  @ Duncan Frenz's post |  #12

the only time i use a lens cap is when the lens is off the camera.

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Jun 13, 2009 18:51 |  #13

I just throw it in my pocket, and blow on it if there's any dust on it.


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Jun 13, 2009 19:34 |  #14

Goes in the bag when the lens comes out of it (in the same compartment).


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Jun 13, 2009 20:44 |  #15

I also use my pocket or sometimes put it in the bag. When I had my SX10 I used a stick-on cap cord and found it a little annoying so I don't use the built-in cord on my Ebay caps with my 50D.

The cap cords are nice if you're in the habit of loosing caps.

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