Does this look like dust on the sensor

Discussion in 'Digital Cameras' started by Eugene, Jan 27, 2007.

  1. Eugene

    Eugene Guest

    I was experimenting with a couple of night shots outside and got speckles in
    the sky. Is this dust on the mirror/sensor. What do you recon ? Heres the
    link to one. http://www.pbase.com/image/73613356

    Thanks

    Eugene
     
    Eugene, Jan 27, 2007
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  2. Eugene

    Eugene Guest

    Thanks for the reply's I breathed a sigh of relief when you both say its not
    dust on the sensor. Your probably right in your thoughts of reflection from
    the street lights.

    Thanks for putting my mind at rest.

    Eugene
     
    Eugene, Jan 27, 2007
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  3. Probably not. The classic case to show dust on the sensor at its worst
    is an exposure of a bright field like the sky, stopped way down (like
    f/22). What you've got is pretty much the opposite of that, so if it
    *is* showing dust you've got an entire dust-bunny! But other people's
    suggestions about what you're seeing sound reasonable to me, too.
     
    David Dyer-Bennet, Jan 28, 2007
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  4. Eugene

    Pete D Guest

    Exactly what I was thinking.
     
    Pete D, Jan 29, 2007
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