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D300 sensor clean up

zorro985

Bordeaux, FR
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zorro985 Registered since 01st Jul 2014
Wed 13-Aug-14 03:23 PM

Hi,

After 6 years of continuous use without any sensor clean up, I decided to trust the comments of fellows nikonians about the ease of use of the Eyelead sensor stick.

https://www.nikonians.org/forums/dcboard.php?az=set_threaded_mode&forum=430&topic_id=30742&prev_page=show_topic&gid=30742#32680

After taking a picture of the blue sky at f22, Lightroom revealed some dust ....

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Develop section > spot removal > check the visualize spots checkbox


I've rarely seen any dust on my pictures so far, and was always afraid of wet cleaning.

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This video changed my view : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TXV1f-FOC80


I received the Eyelead Stick this morning and decided to use immediately.

5 minutes later, mostly stress free (beware of grease ?? around the sensor), I managed to get this :
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Not perfect, but much cleaner than before.


Best regards,
Xavier

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