Having problems with your Canon EOS 500D / Digital Rebel T1i Digital Camera ?
I believe I must have let dust come in to my sensor when I used it on a desert safari. How do I check it?
Shoot a light colored blank wall at F22....if there's dust, it will show up. Google the words "how to clean a DSLR sensor" and you will find sites explaining the procedure and places to obtain the supplies needed.
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I believe I must have let dust come in to my sensor when I used it on a desert safari. How do I check it?
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I bought a Canon 40D from Amazon--through Ace Digital Photo--in a kit with a 17-85mm lens, presumably new. I replaced it recently with the 50D. Now I learn that the camera, which was never outside my home and has about 100 activations was used--quite a lot of use and significant dust on the sensor. I was cheated, obviously. I can see the dust myself and a camera shop told me the camera was used extensively. Well, I am pretty disappointed. The purchase date was around 08/01/2008 and I still
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I have a Polaroid digital camera !533 and it wont turn on. it worked fine untill i let my little sister use it now whenever i turn it on, the green light comes on it makes a noise, and the blue background comes on and the camera pops out but then it just shuts its self off, how do i fix it? the batteries are new, and she didn't drop it cause i was sitting right next to her when she was using it... whats wrong with it!?! it's new, it should still be working.!
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Dust Orbs I am having serious problems with "Dust Orbs" appearing in pictures. Mostly indoor pictures. These things are ruining my pictures. Are they caused by the Infrared Beam that the camera uses to focus? Or is something else wrong with my camera? Do ALL digital cameras have this problem with dust? Do DSLR have same problem? How come these dust orbs only appear with Digital Cameras, and not film? I need a digital camera that works indoors. Any help appreciated. Thanks in advance....
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My wife has a Canon 60D DSLR camera. When she looks through the view finder, it looks like the lens has a speck of dust on it as she can see it in the viewfinder. She has swapped lenses and the spec is still there. She used the auto clean function for the sensor, but the spec hasn't moved, This is almost a brand new camera. Should we clean the sensor by hand? If so, how do you do it?
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