View Full Version : water drops on your lens

10-30-2007, 20:06
after coming up from the dive i always like to snap a few shots of the boat, shore, etc. while still in the water, but i always have a few water drops that i can't get off the lens. anyone know of something i can put on the outside of the lens to get the water to 'bead' off so i can get some good post dive surface pics? mayve a rainx type product?

10-30-2007, 21:07
I use a substance called RainX that I get at the local auto supply store; one caveat is that I don't know how well this works on polycarbonate housings as opposed to the glass lens front on my Top Dawg housing.

10-30-2007, 22:23
Don't use RainX on acrylic ports. It will etch them. More than you want to know about it here (http://www.scubaboard.com/forums/803750-post9.html).

10-30-2007, 23:31
Spit or baby shampoo work on acrylic. In a pinch, dunk your camera right before you take the picture; usualy better than big drops from a partially dry dome.