Monthly Archives: January 2019

  1. The Most Popular Gear of 2018!

    The Most Popular Gear of 2018!

    Ever wonder what gear we rent out most at Primes & Zooms? I have been curious to know and we now carry sufficient inventory for the numbers to not get swayed by outliers. So we put together the numbers for 2018 and drew up the rankings. Before we get to the numbers, though, a few disclaimers:

    1. These rankings are simply a listing of gear ranked by the number of rental days each item has completed during the year across all its copies.

    2.These rankings should not be interpreted as an indication of how good or bad a certain piece of gear is.

    3.The rankings depend to a large extent on the number of copies we carry for each item. Hence, newer items with few copies will not show up on this list right away.

    Top 15 most rented


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  2. Lens cleaning

    Lens cleaning

    Every DSLR owner worries at some point or another about dust on lenses. While dust on the body of the lens is fairly easy to clean, dust on the elements is more tricky. You can clean the barrel and rubber rings on the lens using a moist toothbrush or a soft cloth. You have to be careful not to let drops of water run into any of the cracks below the zoom and focus rings and enter the lens. Ditto with the switches on the lens.

    Cleaning Lens Elements:

    A disclaimer before we get into more detail – unless you know what you are doing, it is always better to leave a lens alone or seek expert help. We know – we have been in situations where we left a lens worse off than it was before we began cleaning it!


    Prevention is definitely the better option. Which is why almost all of the lenses tha

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