In my Lens

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  1. Madfos

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    There's a tiny dust-like speckle in my lens, is it a large dust or is normal?

    my lens is AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED II
     
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    Very normal. All lenses that are used outdoors eventually get some dust inside. The lens can't focus on it so it will be invisible in your images.
     
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    I wouldn't worry about it. As fmw says it will not be visible. Normal use may move the dust to the edge of the element anyway. I have succeeded in moving dust specks from the centre of a lens by simply tapping it, although I'm not sure I'd want to try that with a kit lens. But again it's not going to make any difference to the images.
     
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    In the worst case scenario, what if there are too much dust in the lens, not on the lens?
     
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    send it off to be cleaned
     
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    We understood that you meant in rather than on the lens. You said there's a "tiny dust-like speckle" - if so, that couldn't possibly be described as too much. Although if you really want to pay to remove something that won't make any difference to your images, that's up to you :D
     
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    Alright, thanx a lot guys!:)
     

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