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03-09-2012, 06:49 AM   #1
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Paranoia! Dust? Dreaded stains? Oh noes!

Its getting brighter up here in northern norway; so much so that for the first time, im shooting at f22-f29. Im also using Lightroom on a big, fat mac for the first time, and its screen is huge, so perhaps thats why i noticed this as well. Anyway - i noticed some specs, circular thingies in a lot of my pics, namely those including a lot of sky and @f29. @f22 they are gone or almost gone, and at f8 they are not noticeable at all. Is it dust, or is it stains? First f 29, then f22.

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dust, get a blower
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stains would be far more visible and in any case they haven't been reported in over a year
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Definitely just a bit of dust. Try a blower, and if that isn't enough, get a soft, clean artist's brush to gently loosen the dust, and then blow it out again.

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Good to hear!

Panicked a bit there for a moment
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UFO's....or dust
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QuoteOriginally posted by JohnX Quote
UFO's....or dust
I prefer UFO's
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