A lens cap was the one thing that I couldn't buy at The Photography Show – but why?

Sony A7III spare lens cap story
Spare lens cap I had for my Sony A7III (Image credit: Beth Nicholls)

Is there a shortage of lens caps? Many people believe so! I lost the lens cap to my Sony FE 90mm 2.8 Macro G OSS this weekend at The Photography and Video Show 2022, and while I have a spare at home, I thought there was bound to be a suitable lens cap that I would be able to purchase at the show, but boy was I wrong.

The Photography and Video Show 2022 kicked off this weekend at Birmingham's NEC, and among the exciting antics and opportunities to capture photos at every turn, I lost my lens cap.

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Beth Nicholls
Staff Writer

A staff writer for Digital Camera World, Beth has an extensive background in various elements of technology with five years of experience working as a tester and sales assistant for CeX. After completing a degree in Music Journalism, followed by obtaining a Master's degree in Photography awarded by the University of Brighton, she spends her time outside of DCW as a freelance photographer specialising in live music events and band press shots under the alias 'bethshootsbands'.