Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD950 IS Digital Camera ?

Spot showing up on all pix.can not see on the camera lens..point at blank wall see it clearly also in pix with solid areas


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This is what is called a "Hot pixel" and it is on the sensor itself, not on the lens. It is an "electrical" anomaly on the sensor. If the camera has a sensor or "pixel cleaning" mode, you can try that, otherwise it can be replaced under warranty, or fixed by Canon... otherwise the other option is to have a graphics program run a batch file to remove the result of the pixel with each image... you would need photoshop or something else fairly high end to use batch editing modes.


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