Originally Posted by spectrumphoto
why would one tape their L lens like that.... wow. They make neoprene lens covers in black that cover 90%+ of the white on L lenses and they protect the lens from heat, dampness, and small dings.
For most people, its cheaper to use black tape.
I can see one reason is to hide what you have from people who might know what you have but personally since I normally shoot with a group of people, I never have had any issues. Does stand out a bit in a sea of Noinks.