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07-24-2012, 09:19 PM   #1
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Viewfinder dust

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I recently, withing the past 2 months, go a used K20d which has been great.
But I've been noticing a lot of dust in the viewfinder. Nothing on images. Pretty sure it's in the focusing glass.
There wasn't much to speak ove when the cam arrived. But now there's enought to post about.

How does one clean this?

Thanks

07-25-2012, 12:34 AM   #2
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Can be fixed if you're careful. If not, it's best to leave it or you risk scratching the viewfinder matte or getting finger prints all over. Be aware of the cost of replacement mattes and maybe just take to your local camera shop at the next opportunity.
You may get lucky with a quick puff of air at the viewfinder with a rocket blower, but it's just as likely to blow the dust further in!

BTW:
If you're getting dust in the camera, then you need to hold the camera open face downwards when changing lenses.
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Basically learn to live with it, like a windscreen with some dead bugs on it. You look where you drive, not the dirt on it, don't you?
Only if it becomes really bad, would I bother to try and clean it.

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Great photo!
Thanks for the feed back all.
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