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01-16-2013, 09:08 AM   #1
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Something wrong with my pentax me super

There are some tiny things inside my camera.(Left upper side)
Every photo get this thing, I checked my lens and I sure it is not a problem caused by the scanner because I can find that things on the film.
It come up recently......and I tried to clean the film gate but it seems not working....
What can I do?

01-16-2013, 09:21 AM   #2
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as i see it, it should be near the film, probably in the back of the mirror box...
make sure you have enough light and you'll find it, you could also use a rocket blower or something to get rid of the dust and these fibers...
01-16-2013, 09:32 AM   #3
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I have had very similar "junk" at the top of the scans of negs that were scanned by a developing shop. (see below, at top center)
As it was not seen on the original negatives, and the junk was always in a similar position I concluded it was hairy stuff in the scanner.
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01-16-2013, 09:33 AM   #4
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I've had that. It is a hair in the mirror box or shutter. Take the lens off and look around, it will be at the bottom. You may need to flip the mirror up (shutter in B) to take a further look.

01-16-2013, 09:36 AM   #5
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thanks all for reply I've clean the mirror box although I can't found anything but I will try to see it is work.
thx a lot
01-16-2013, 09:40 AM   #6
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Looks like dust on the film aperture. Get a pencil, make a loop of sticky tape with sticky side out, stick it to the end of the pencil.

Take the lens off the camera, open the film back (rewinding any film first), set the shutter to bulb, attach cable release, fire the shutter with the release and lock the shutter open. You should see the dust/fuzz on the lower right of the film aperture (aiming the camera at a light source or well lit white surface will help). Remove with sticky tape or tweezers or blower.
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Also note that being on top side of pictures means that it's on bottom side of camera.
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Look in the bottom left and bottom right o your camera
but I doubt this is at the camera
it is either on the lens or in the scanner

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Mine was a pet hair... I remember it was in front of the shutter, or sticking from the bottom of the mirror box. Close enough to leave a shadow.
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lol it seems to be some hair thing.
Or probably scanner is dirty lol

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