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07-07-2009, 06:51 AM   #1
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Is this dust in lens or on sensor?

Here are a couple of sample shots of what I'm referring to. In the 1st shot you can see 3 spots below the subject and in the middle of the pic. In the 2nd shot, you can see 3 spots in the top left of the pic. I was using a K10d and Tamron 28-300mm at 300mm. The spots in both pics are magnified because I cropped the pics to reduce file size for upload but they are readily noticible in the original also. I'm hoping its not the sensor. Any thoughts? Thanks

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07-07-2009, 06:54 AM   #2
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Yeah, dustie dustie... On the sensor.
You will get sensor dirt always on the same place when checking the image. better seen when use a small aperture
Try to blow it...
The lens dust has little influence.
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I think sensor, I had the same problem, got the mirror up and cleaned it
07-07-2009, 07:35 AM   #4
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looks like a cat fell asleep on your sensor...



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