Long term reader, not much of a poster.
So here goes.
My Nikon D7000 and 18-105mm recently had a go with boba spilled over it.
The body seems fine but the 18-105 returns fuzzy photos, I know this cause when I put on a 50mm G the photos look the same as before (very sharp).
Any one else have this problem, and any solutions?
Also what is Nikon's support policy on this?
Boba-ed Nikkor(4 posts) (2 voices)
I don't know what boba is, but I would assume it needs to be cleaned. It might actually be something not even worth doing. Depending on where the "boba" got to I would think they would have to take the whole lens apart and clean everything.
That is just my thought though...not certain on that. It might just be the rear glass element though in which you could clean yourself. Take a look at the back element and into the lens and see if you can see anything in there.
Here is another thought of mine. It might be a good idea to not use the lens until you are sure it is dry inside and out. The liquid might damage the electronic components of the lens. The VR comes to mind. My last thought is the metal contacts on the back of the lens.
I really do think if there is much liquid or stuff that got into the actual lens it could be a total lose and cost more to clean than to get a new one.
Others might know better...people that have shot in the rain or dropped stuff in water (although Buba sounds worse)
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