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Serg10

Fuji S3 filter removal

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I joined the forum to learn more about risks and success of filter removal for UV and IR photography.

Back in 2011, one of the group's members, was trying to do just that:


Unfortunately Stephen hasn't been active in the group since 2014, but the filter removal appears to have gone well (at least the S3 wasn't killed in the process).
I have the same exact camera and I'm looking forward to try the same exact procedure. Does anyone has any tips on how to do this successfully/safely?

 

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