Nikon D600 and the images after the apology

Started Dec 17, 2012 | Discussions thread
Leo360
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Re: Do you have any images that aren't white walls at F22?
In reply to Nikonfan99, Dec 18, 2012

Nikonfan99 wrote:

The bad thing is that they did show up (just like last time at f4.5) and that is what prompted me to look further. Since I have the oil spots, I am going to have to say that whatever gets on the sensor is staying for good and sticking to the oil.

If it is, indeed, oil you might be better off to go ahead and wet clean it now. Waiting longer will make your cleaning job harder, for dried lubricants are harder to get rid of.

Following our earlier discussions I bought Cooper Hill kit and just for the sake of practice wet cleaned my D5100 three times within a week. It had two faint oil spots which were impossible to see at f/11 but were visible at f/22 if you knew where to look. Wet cleaning process was easy enough but it took three sessions total with two full swipes (with a QuickStrips change) per session to get rid of those oily spots.

Leo

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