Giotto Tag

A lot of customers have been asking about the actual size of the Giotto rocket cleaning blower. The heading image shows it against a USAF Titan IIIC missile. Some people may need to make a little more space in their camera bags than before...

Way back when there was Elvis and dinosaurs we learned not to put our fingers on the front of the camera lenses. If they were our camera lenses we got fuzzy, low contrast pictures with smeared details. If they were someone else's camera lenses we got socked in the ear. Either way, the front surface of the lens was sacred territory.Not to dust. Not to mud. Not to dog noses. The schmutz still accumulated even if we did not add to it.We learned to fasten a UV filter to the front of the lens to move this contamination one surface further. A cheaper surface, so that if we scratched it, we could replace it ourselves. But it still got dirty.We bought special lens cleaner from Kodak until we discovered how to make our own. This commendable independence on our part is probably what killed off the company...