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02-10-2013, 10:11 PM   #1
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Haze or Fungus?

I've bought this lens recently from marketplace.
Did a primarily front/back element inspection and it looks great.

2 days ago, while reading up on fungus on lens, I decided to shine a led light through the lens.
This is what I saw... So is this fungus or haze?

The defect is in the inner elements.

02-10-2013, 10:39 PM   #2
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You would probably see fungus without a light. It looks like haze to me.
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Either way, not good
02-11-2013, 09:47 AM   #3
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Haze repair-able?

So if its haze, can it be repair/clean/remove?
I looked at the pictures I've taken with the lens.
Seems fine to me.

I really like this lens.
So until I can fix this, there's this little voice telling me that the lens is now defective and time to get another one
02-11-2013, 09:55 AM   #4
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Haze and fungus can be fixed ... problem is finding someone that knows what he is doing.

But, if the price of getting a new one is much less than the price of servicing it ... call it a day and get a new one ...


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