A&P How should I go about cleaning this?

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  1. SkyAce2004

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    damn. swab that shit (google copper hill) then learn how to change lenses.
     
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    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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    I wash my hands thoroughly then get a clean q-tip from a sealed box I have and wipe the glass in front of the sensor ever so lightly. Works like a champ and have not left a scratch yet. Only had to do it twice though.

    IBhate
     
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    i was tempted to use a Qtip...but decided against it. I was also gunna use a microfiber lense towel...but also decided against it.
     
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    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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    :dunno: works for me.
     
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    turbodude Just a photographer OT Supporter

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    rocket blower... i use one about every 3 months
     
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    i dont wanna scratch anything..
     
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    qtip will probably leave more behind than it takes up.
     
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    Can you see any of that in your regular shooting?
     
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    :werd:

    Rocket blower FTW...

    I have swabs but have never had to use them.
     
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    turbodude Just a photographer OT Supporter

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    holy shit f/36... lol
     
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    hehe hence my question.
     
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    no...not really
     
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    after using the swipe method:




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    The before:
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    i cant get that speck in the upper to middle right to go away! I swiped like 7 freaking times, it just wont leave.
     
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    The image is inverted on the sensor, so it wont be in the 'upper right' if you are trying to spot clean. also check the back of the lens.
     
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    I just did 25 second exposure on my camera to see how bad it was, and it's still cleaner than your after picture. :hs:

    How do you change your lenses? I point my camera downward before swapping them out.
     
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    i know, i can visually see the 'speck' on the sensor, but it just wont come off.
     
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    :mb: its my first time doing the swipe, i got the majority of the dust off the sensor, ill try again tomorrow.

    and yeah, i do the same, point the camera down when i change the lenses.
     
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    :ugh:

    He apparently takes his vacuum bag and shakes all the dust out into the air and then points his camera sensor side up and changes the lens as slow as possible.
     
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    I would chock this cleaning up as a win....can you see that spec in normal use at all?
     
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    Just trying to be helpful, I wasn't saying you did a bad job swiping. Good luck tomorrow.
     

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