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grrrrr dirty lens

Discussion in 'Photography Forums' started by mr jones, Jul 14, 2005.

  1. mr jones

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    damnit my lens needs a good clean :( taken pictures all day

    good job i realised, my dads using my cam to take pics at my graduation tomorrow and i dont want splodges over my head.

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    some sunset pictures over preston riversway docklands

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    taken as a promoshot for my flatmates music project - very rough at the moment, needs some serious work still
     
  2. seany

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    My sensor needs cleaning Jamie, only noticed it the other. Going to buy the gear this week
     
  3. RobertP

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    My camera has been on my mates telescope , had homemade pinhole lenses fitted to it and spacer rings and stuff for macro. All of which helps dust find its way to the sensor.

    Having cleaned it a few times now it does not worry me in the least. First time was scary but as you get more confident there really is nothing to it.

    Take a shot of the sky on f22 before you start and repeat after you have cleaned it to see progress. First time mine took 6 goes to get it spotless. Best so far was 2 goes.

    Blowers did not do the job for me. Swiping with a pec pad wrapped around a soft rubber chisel and eclipse fluid got the stubborn stuff off.
     
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    I change lenses fairly often, and in some harsh enviroments, but not yet needed anything more than a good puff from a Giottos Rocket blower.
    Last time needed 3 sessions, ie puff/check.. :thumbsup:

    Lesser puffers don't hack it.

    Always hold camera inverted too, so dust is blown out and not just around inside
     

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