>Nice post, Mark > >This is the kind of approach to dust that makes sense. You >may not need all of these tools, but the idea is to start with >basic tools. > >Lenrentals.com has a video about sensor cleaning on YouTube >http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iRW9AmDPqr0 > >You don't need the effort LensRentals shows on every cleaning. > Start small and escalate cleaning as needed. A blower is >part of routine maintenance and resolves most dust issues. >Brushes are the next level to remove dust. There are a couple >of options for cleaning brushes. With a loupe so you can see >dust, a stamp is the next level. And it's only after these >steps that you really need a wet cleaning. LensRentals only >uses a wet cleaning for about 5% of their cleanings.
> >Just like you build a lens kit, you add cleaning tools over >time and based on need. Everyone should have a good blower. >The Arctic Butterfly is good brush tool. With those two tools >you can probably go a very long time without any other tools. > >Eric Bowles >Nikonians Team >My Gallery >Workshops > >Nikonians membership — my most important photographic >investment, after the camera
Thanx for posting the video. I was intrigued by the Dust stamp that was used in the video for cleaning the sensor. Does anyone know where one could find that dust stamp? Thanx!