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07-21-2010, 10:38 PM   #1
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I hate my lens cap. What works best for you? PICTURES!

There are a couple options on ebay and such. One glues to the cap. One is a cap with a place to thread a string through. the second looks cheap. The first... anyways, what do you guys do to keep from losing your lens cap?

07-21-2010, 10:54 PM   #2
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Put it in my pocket. Haven't lost one in 15+ years, 6+ bodies and 20+ lenses across several different formats and systems.
07-21-2010, 11:03 PM   #3
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I use one of these. i keep my optio as a back up in there aswell. It feels cool to ahah

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07-21-2010, 11:29 PM   #4
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95% of the time I am in dress shirts... that is why there is a breast pocket...

I HATE the strings and such... they just dangle and get in my way...

07-22-2010, 12:58 AM   #5
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Just throw it in your pants pocket, doesn't get in the way and I haven't lost any yet.
07-22-2010, 04:33 AM   #6
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QuoteOriginally posted by supersneeze Quote
I use one of these. i keep my optio as a back up in there aswell. It feels cool to ahah

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Man purse!

(I know, I know, it's a "European carry-all")
07-22-2010, 05:09 AM   #7
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Rigid plastic or metal hood, no cap, hassle free.
07-22-2010, 06:44 AM   #8
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Shirt pocket. I don't buy shirts without them. I cannot stand having some dangly thing flopping around from the camera (I've grown to hate neck straps as well).

07-22-2010, 08:39 AM   #9
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The cap goes right back into the bag I took the lens out of.
07-22-2010, 11:10 AM   #10
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When I'm shooting, I store lenses front down with the hood on, the cap usually stays in the bag somewhere. When I'm traveling I reverse the hood and put the cap back on for protection.
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QuoteOriginally posted by wlachan Quote
Rigid plastic or metal hood, no cap, hassle free.

Don't even think about the cap, and stick them back on when I get home.
07-22-2010, 11:37 AM   #12
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pants pocket. It just works.
07-22-2010, 11:41 AM   #13
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how about just getting a spare cap in case you lose one?
07-22-2010, 11:53 AM   #14
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I put it in my right back pocket every time. Had to discipline myself but now that I have I always know where it is.
07-22-2010, 12:01 PM   #15
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I use a metal lens hood and a neoprene lens sock(Lenscoat). Soft neoprene simply folds in my pocket.

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