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Fungues? What does it look like

INside the camera and or lens I have very old cameras and new alike. I can notice what looks like a spider web looking through the view finder. I cant tell if its the lens or camera I never noticed it till I put on my older 28-80mm lens I had a newer 35--80mm lens on this camera before it's a Maxxum 700 si.

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  • jrasis Feb 04, 2009

    What does mold or fungues look like? I really don't no I have a minolta maxxum camera collection most my cameras I bought brand new always had brand new lenses on them I babied them but I bought a couple from Ebay they have what looks like slitly a little bit of cob webs looking threw the view finder,

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Jrasis,

Take the lens off and look through the finder. is the mold still there? if it's not then it's in the lens. look through the lens and you will see the mold. it's usually between the lens elements and depending on the kind of mold it can be very hard to remove.
take or send your lens to a camera repair shop for an estimate before having it disassembled and cleaned.

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