A clean camera lens on a Pentax camera

How to build or buy the best lens cleaning kit

As pho­tog­ra­phers we have all deal with dirty lens­es on a rou­tine basis. Whether you work pri­mar­i­ly in a stu­dio set­ting or trav­el with your cam­era, you prob­a­bly do not clean your lens often enough. There’s noth­ing more annoy­ing than shoot­ing a set of pho­tos only to find specks of dirt or hair when edit­ing in Pho­to­shop lat­er. This is why every pho­tog­ra­ph­er needs a cam­era lens clean­ing kit. Here’s we’ll advise you on how to build your own lens clean­ing kit and offer sug­ges­tions for the best off-the-shelf kits.