Clean that dust! Google isn't your excuse.


posted on 3rd of december, 2008

As an editor there is one thing that drives me crazy when it comes to refusing otherwise good images. Sensor dust - it can make a perfectly good landscape look ugly. Studio shots are not insured against it either. It has one of the simplest solutions, but if not dealt with can lead to a lot of disappointment.

It appears to me that while quite a few contributors do take the time to continually inspect their gear for dust, others may not even know that it's there. The simple fact is, if you own a DSLR and change lenses on it - you've got it. Point and shoots, on the other hand may suffer from lens dust (or even worse - hairs), which is not any better.
As a matter of fact, brand new cameras (DSLRs) may also have that issue. Or even worse - there's been reports of cameras such as the...

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Comments (4)

Posted by Daniel_Cox on July 11, 2009
Thanks for the article, I just recently had my sensor cleaned.


Daniel
Posted by Chuckcalhoun on July 10, 2009
Funny how I just found this as I'm taking my camera in for sensor cleaning tomorrow.
Posted by Mcmorabad on January 01, 2009
Article is very helpful.



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