Have you ever done this, have you peeled away the skin and looked at the bare bones of a camera? I remember doing it once, very privately, keeping it secret from the kids, like it was a shameful fetish; those same kids who even as toddlers could gleefully strip a keyboard down to its component parts in the seconds while my back was turned. I absolutely did not want them to see me breaking a camera. No wonder it is so ingrained in us to return stuff to the manufacturer to get it mended. The home hack worked for me, it did not for Ken, but as the great Wayne Gretzky supposedly said…

You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take.”

We should feel really glad that Ken tried to fix this sticky lens issue, sorry that things didn’t work out for him, delighted that he took his shot at mending it, then moved on and took this shot. I’m sure Wayne would be proud.

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