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Lens coating of Nikkor

sutherll

Richards Bay, ZA
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sutherll Basic Member
Wed 20-Sep-00 02:47 AM

I've bought a second hand Nikkor 300mm F4 ED lens, the lens is in excellent condition, apart from the front lens element.
On the inside of this element, there are some circular discoloured spots. Around the edges of the element there is a discolaration and a small area of the element has what looks like fogging. All of this is only observible in direct light.

I know this is not fungus. A local service centre says it is something to do with the lens coating and will not effect picture quality.

Do I have something to worry about? Will it effect picture quality? Or do I need to have the lens recoated.

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