Large piece of dust somewhere in the system

Started Feb 8, 2014 | Discussions thread
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MPekala Regular Member • Posts: 230
Large piece of dust somewhere in the system

Hi all,

I just got a 6D and I really like it. I took it outside today for the first time (I've owned it about a week) and I noticed that in the upper left part of the viewfinder there was a very large piece of dust/thread/crud. It wasn't on the surface of either the lens or the eyepiece.

The crud does not show up in the photos themselves.

When I came back inside I changed lenses; it's still there so it's not the lens.

On "Live View" it doesn't seem to show up, so it's somewhere else.

I took my Rocket Blower and blew the heck out of the eyepiece, mirror and the focusing screen (if that's what that is in the upper part of the inside of the camera). I couldn't see the crud with my naked eye looking at the focusing screen.

The crud is still there, and I've done about all I'm comfortable doing. Is there anything else I can do to go after it? It's pretty distracting to me.

Thank you!

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Canon EOS 6D Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM Canon EF 135mm F2L USM Canon EF 17-40mm f/4.0L USM Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM +2 more
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