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Sensor Cleaner suggestions?

parallaxphotos

US
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parallaxphotos Registered since 07th May 2012
Tue 30-Oct-12 01:05 PM

On small aperture photos, I am seeing spots in the same spot in my photo. Any suggestions/favorite sensor cleaning tools? I'm in rural New England, I'm sure there isn't a shop nearby that could do the cleaning for me.

nwcs

Knoxville, US
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nwcs Awarded for his in-depth knowledge in various areas, including Landscape and Wildlife Photography Registered since 15th Jan 2006
Tue 30-Oct-12 03:06 PM

I personally use sensor swabs and eclipse and have had no problems at all. There are other alternatives. However, before wet cleaning I would get a Rocket blower and use the Mirror Lock Up function and try that first.

f11

Tulsa, US
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f11 Gold Member Nikonian since 23rd Feb 2006
Tue 30-Oct-12 04:04 PM

Copper Hill http://www.copperhillimages.com/ and Visible Dust http://www.visibledust.com/ have products and more importantly videos on cleaning sensors. All I have ever used is a Giottos Rocket Blower and an Arctic Butterfly. I also use a micro fiber cloth to keep the camera and lens mounts clean. This seems to help short circuit anything from getting near the sensor.

Jim

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