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Camera Lens Protectors fit large primes, zooms, and fisheyes.

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May 15, 2012 - XL, 2X-L, Jumbo, and Giant Lens Guards, designed to fit lenses and hoods from 3 7/8-8 1/8 in. dia, feature snug-fitting, padded cover. Combination of tough, 0.08 in. Santoprene(TM) outer cover and cushiony, shock-resistant inner core made of 0.25 in. thick, closed-cell neoprene absorbs impact and prevents scrapes, scratches, and dents to lenses. Lens Guards can be applied to large primes, zooms, and fisheyes.

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Original Press Release

Protect Your Investment in DSLR Lenses.

Press release date: May 2, 2012

DeluxGear launches 4 new Lens Guards for large primes, zooms, and fisheyes

Lexington, KY - OmegaBrandess Distribution announces 4 new Lens Guards to fit lenses and hoods from 3 7/8 inches (10 cm) in diameter all the way to 8 1/8 inches (20.5 cm).

The new XL, 2X-L, Jumbo, and Giant Lens Guards protect any of your larger lenses and many of your basic lenses with hoods. These include:

  • The popular Nikon 14-24mm and other fisheye and wide angle lenses
  • All brands of 70-200mm lenses
  • Other popular zooms - the Nikon 80-400mm and 200-400mm, the Sigma 80-400mm, 100-300mm, 300-800mm and 50-500mm (the "Bigma"), the Tamron 200-500mm, and others
  • Large prime lenses -- 200mm through 800mm primes from Canon, Nikon, Sigma and others

    "These lenses cost hundreds, and even thousands of dollars, and yet there have been no solutions to protect them while on your camera....until now," states Tom Nickell, the CEO of DeluxGear.

    X-L Lens Guard over lens hood on Canon 70-300mm

    The four new Lens Guards offer the same quality and protection as DeluxGear's current Lens Guard line. Each is a padded cover that fits snuggly over the end of the lens to protect lenses and filters and help avoid costly trips to the repair shop. The cushiony, shock-resistant inner core is made of 0.25" (6mm) thick closed-cell neoprene and is encased in a tough 0.08" (2mm) Santoprene outer cover. This powerful combination absorbs impact and prevents scrapes, scratches, and dents to lenses.

    "Anyone who has one of these larger lenses, including outdoor and sports photographers, will find Lens Guards to be an inexpensive form of insurance."

    Jumbo on Canon 600mm

    All Lens Guards are Made in the USA. Suggested list prices are $34.99 for the XL, $54.99 for the 2XL, $69.99 for the Jumbo, and $74.99 for the Giant.

    About DeluxGear DeluxGear is a Lexington, Kentucky-based manufacturer and marketer of innovative camera accessories. DeluxGear was founded in May of 2007 by Michael and Sandra Dowell. Mr. Dowell is a professional photographer and inventor of the patented Lens Cradle TM, Lens Guard TM, and PinPoint TM.

    About OmegaBrandess

    OmegaBrandess has manufactured and distributed photographic and imaging products for over 70 years. A privately held company, OmegaBrandess supplies the photography industry with over ten thousand products from dozens of branded lines. For more information about OmegaBrandess and its represented brands, call 410-374-3250 or visit www.omegabrandess.com.

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