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12-15-2014, 07:30 PM   #1
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artifacts that look like translucent worms

So I have noticed what appears to be a "worm" (very hard to see but looks like a translucent squiggly line) located in all of my pics in the same location. Checked photos using different lenses and see it in my Pentax 55 - 300 and 18-135 but not my Tamron 17-50 or Pentax 100. Any thoughts? I did activate my K-30 dust removal feature but no help. So if it is dust on the sensor, any ideas on how to remove it?

12-15-2014, 07:57 PM   #2
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It's a little piece of lint or a hair on the sensor. Do a search for sensor cleaning methods and precautions.
12-15-2014, 08:15 PM   #3
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Thanks for the confirmation; will see what is there is out there for removal other than the built in shake removal, which I did. Must note I was always scrupulous about changing lenses and don't do very often so kind of disappointed that it nevertheless happened.
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I would try a Rocket blower first . I have so far never needed a wet sensor cleaning. The blower has always gotten the dirt off.

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Rocket blower!

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Welcome to the forum, let us know how you get on with the rocket blower.

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