How to Remove a Stuck Lens Filter

Safe Techniques that WON’T DAMAGE the filter or your expensive camera lens.

Our situation was much worse than any other scenario we’ve seen on youtube where the metal rings were all warped and bent, but the combination of these worked!!

1. Rubber Band
2. Oil Lubricant
3. Mild – Moderate Heat
4. Rubberized Surface

About Steven Chu

Hi, I'm Steven! I'm an entrepreneur, photographer and art director in New York. Follow this blog for self expression, fun, and most importantly: looking comfortable, at ease, and amazing in your photos no matter who takes them! I dedicate this to my amazing friends who have let me inadvertently turn all of our hangouts and travel photos into a never ending photoshoot of fun. The proof is in the pudding-- our photos rock. My other projects: I'm the founder of, a face-to-face tech concierge service for NYC. Book a techie to walk you through something you want to learn! My work focuses on socially engaged art projects which use technology to create access to resources for communities. Visit Steven Chu Studio ( for branding & design work or Steven Chu ( for photography projects.

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