Specks on Sensor !!! Blow Bulb made it worse !!!

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  1. jtice

    jtice TPF Noob!

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    Well, I guess it was only a matter of time,
    but I noticed I had a few spots in my photos from a resent trip.
    So, I put my Canon 30D into cleaning mode, and sure enough,
    I could see a few specks of dust on the sensor.
    I gave it a few puffs of air, but now there is more than before !!!!!!

    HELP! Where do I go from here?
    I REALLY dont want to send this thing in for cleaning due to the time and $ it would take.

    thanks
    ~John
     
  2. bhop

    bhop No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    You could buy your own cleaning kit and do it yourself. It's not hard at all.

    This is what i've used and had 100% success with.
    copperhill system
     
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    Hold the camera upside down and hit it with the blower again. The first time I blew in the camera I made it worse, the second all the dust disappeared.

    Those cleaning kits are only needed for persistent dust which doesn't move with air.
     
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    Garbz has it. If you dont turn it down then the dust just blows around. I like to blow out the fron first too, that way Im sure the dust isnt in that part to get back on the sensor.
     

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