Having problems with your Fuji FinePix S2 Pro Digital Camera ?

"Stuck" Pixel Hello folks I bought a used S2 from a friend and recently started noticing this green hot pixel that shows up at the same location in most of the shots. These are not long exposures. They're available light shots inside my house, so they average 1/45 @ f4 ISO 400. I'm starting with digital and this really sucks, because it is showing up in most pictures. These are snapshots of my family and I don't want to have to fix each of them in post production. I would like to hear from membe


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I just read in a photo magazine that if you had a stuck pixel, you should leave the cap on the lens and shoot several frames as quickly as you can.
If it is a stuck pixel, then you can simply create an image with an alpha channel/selection in it that selection that pixel and create an action that loads that image, loads the selection from that image into the current image, runs Dust & Scratches within the selection.\015\012\015\012There is a bit more to it than that, but that is how you deal with an aging sensor and its stuck pixels. This should be done on a per channel basis.\015\012\015\012And in the end, you run this on every image you take (add it to your workflow) and then forget about it.\015\012\015\012hope this helps,
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