Go Back   Steve's Digicams Forums > Digital Cameras (Point and Shoot) > Fujifilm

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old Feb 23, 2003, 4:44 PM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: Feb 2003
Posts: 3
Default Faulty Camera or Dust in the Lens?

I have noticed on my new FujiFilm FinePix A204 that the pictures all have a dark mark at the top left hand corner a bit like a fingermark and is particularly noticeable in photography with blue sky in the place the mark is . It is always in the same place and unaffected by settings.

I have cleaned the lens with a soft optical cloth but the mark is still there. Any ideas please as I am getting fed up editing the marks out in PSP? Is there any way I could get a sample pic on here so people can see it?
MorseLady is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old Feb 23, 2003, 9:58 PM   #2
Junior Member
Join Date: Feb 2003
Posts: 17

If your camera is new, then I suggest you get it replaced. Regardless of the fault, you paid for a camera that is in perfect condition.

Good luck,
Rodney is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Feb 26, 2003, 10:39 PM   #3
Senior Member
Join Date: Sep 2002
Posts: 307

I had a similar situation with a FinePix 1300, but it was the glass lens protector that had a small "ding" in it like you get on car windshields from flying rocks (it was a demo model). It only showed up when there was a clear blue sky in that portion of the image,and darkened the image there like a fingerprint as you say.
See: http://www.pbase.com/image/7348169
The mark (at "original" size) is about 1 inch down from top and 2 inches from right edge.
You could barely see the ding with the naked eye: you had to get the light reflected off the glass properly and view it with a small magnifier. Fuji swapped it for a newer Finepix 2300 (refurbished) as they were unable to find a replacement front plate for the 1300.
MentorRon is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 3:40 PM.