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PostPosted: Thu Sep 06, 2007 3:51 am 
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Yesterday on tuesday my 500mm lens, and it is working great, but the problem is i've got lots of ugly dustpsots, and they never go away i tried and tried,example

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 06, 2007 4:48 am 
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Hi Kriss, did you try our technique here:

http://www.cameralabs.com/workshops/dsl ... age3.shtml

If so and there are still dust spots, you may need to get your camera's internal 'low pass' filter cleaned. There are wipes to do this, but I've never tried them - or you could take it to a Nikon service center...

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There are a few tips on youtube that shows how other people clean their sensors, and a few where pretty easy and very effective.

This one was pretty cool:
http://youtube.com/watch?v=zoWLoz4JKZI


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 07, 2007 12:21 am 
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That was cool, where do i buy sensor film?

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Woah, The end result looks very good but there's no way in hell I'd feel confident about brushing that stuff on my sensor.

My courage only extends to using a blower at the moment.

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 07, 2007 12:13 pm 
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Kriss22 wrote:
That was cool, where do i buy sensor film?


Here is the link:
http://www.sensor-film.com/buy.html

B.T.W. I have never used sensor-film, I would be using a blower, or even at the most:

Artic Butterfly http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cfnOieLDx4c
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Sensor Swabs http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z11mBKz22Uw

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Woah, The end result looks very good but there's no way in hell I'd feel confident about brushing that stuff on my sensor.
My courage only extends to using a blower at the moment.


I agree, but if you send it to a Nikon cleaning center, you'll pay like $200-300 USD, and perhaps the Nikon guy would also do something "unconfident" to most people. :lol:

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Besides the Sensor film and the link you gave me on camera labs, that helped a bit, but still not working, what can i do? and on Friday,Sep,14, there will be a military air exercise at Point Bravo, and there is a veiwing spot, i want to try to get the dustspots of before that.

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Kriss, try persevering with the blower technique. You might have to spend half and hour or so, blowing a few gushes of air, then testing, then opening the mirror up again and blowing some more.

Here's a link to another method but as with the sensor film, it's going to require you to buy some additional resources/tools.

Good luck, I hope you get it sorted.

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You do know that most dust devils can be removed in post-processing I assume? Another thing, remember to give the back end of the lens a blast with the blower before re-mounting it to the body.

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zorro wrote:
You do know that most dust devils can be removed in post-processing I assume? Another thing, remember to give the back end of the lens a blast with the blower before re-mounting it to the body.

Zorro.
I do that its just the Damn, dustspots.

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To what does the last line of your sig refer to?

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To what does the last line of your sig refer to?

Zorro.

Oh sorry its from the Bassist of the Ramones, Dee Dee Ramone, it was his signature in the band "1-2-3-4".

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Ah, that explains it. Why'd you take it down? I thought it was kinda cool.

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zorro wrote:
Ah, that explains it. Why'd you take it down? I thought it was kinda cool.

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Oh sorry, didnt know you liked it.

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