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D700 Pixel Problem

Pichead

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Pichead Winner of the 2010 Nikonians Photo Contest Registered since 20th Dec 2008
Thu 31-Dec-09 01:30 PM

I was looking through some photos taken a couple months back and noticed several small colored dots in the images taken with prolonged exposures (red, blue, etc.).

I put the lens cap on and took two exposures. The first was at 1 second @ f2.8 and there were no visible issues at 100% magnification.

The second exposure was at 25 seconds at f2.8 with the same ISO. In this image, at least 5 colored dots are shown on the image and this has been repeated with the same results.

Does anyone know what's going on here and/or have any recommendations?

I purchased the D700 about 6 months ago and would like to get this taken care of but would like to know more about it before sending it in, for example.

Any responses would be appreciated.

Thanks

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