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Old Jun 14, 2007, 5:48 PM   #1
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I bought the D40 a little while ago now (two months) and upon taking it to Belgium last week I noticed a small mark on my photos and no amount of cleaning the lens seems to be making a difference. Nor does there seem to be a visible source for this on the lens either. I am deeply frustrated as I am going to Canada in two weeks and I don't want to take my pictures on this and have this nasty little dot! I have included some examples. I realise it is hard to tell without seeing the camera but if anyone can the forumers here can!

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Old Jun 14, 2007, 7:09 PM   #2
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Dust on the sensor I would assume ?
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Old Jun 15, 2007, 5:58 AM   #3
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Yep, that is dust on your sensor...Get a little air puffer and gentley blow it off...Do not use the can air...The force of the air sometimes does more harm than good...
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Old Jun 15, 2007, 5:59 AM   #4
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double post.....sorry
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Old Jun 16, 2007, 12:33 AM   #5
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Sure, it is typical for dust on the sensor.

Be careful while cleaning it, there are many posts here with help how to do it. It is one of the disadvantages of DSLRs.
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Old Jun 16, 2007, 2:32 AM   #6
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It is definitely dust on the sensor.

As mentioned above - DO NOT UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES USE CANNED AIR.

It's not the force of the air, it is the propellant used, it can be highly corrosive and utterly destroy the surface of your sensor.

There are lots of places to find out how to clean your sensor. Google knows.
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