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nascar

Cincinnati, US
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nascar Silver Member Nikonian since 24th Jan 2011
Tue 05-Nov-13 11:08 PM

My D7000 was purchased new in December 2010 (early in the production) and has given me no problems. It gets light usage (less than 3000 shutter clicks).

On all recent photos I'm seeing lots of spots on the right side of each image. I've used the in-camera clean image sensor function to no avail. It is also set to clean on startup. I've used an air bulb to try to remove these spots with the mirror up; also to no avail.

I wonder if the spots might be oil splatter from the mirror box.

I rarely shoot in bursts and make very few Live View shots and did not change the lens between shots without spots and now with spots.

I could clean the sensor or have it cleaned by my local dealer. But, do you think should I send it back to Nikon for analysis and possibly replacing the mirror box. Or, maybe I first should clean the sensor and see if the spots come back before contacting Nikon. Advice welcomed.

Do these look like oil spots (sky shot)?

Thanks.


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