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Dark spots on images

Hello all, I was taking pictures today and I noticed dark spots on the photos of anything lightly colored .I'm new to digital and I'm wondering if this is a common with D-SLR cameras. I have had my camera for about a month and haven't once taken the lens off so I'm ruling out dust and the glass is clean so I'm wondering if this is a dead pixel or some other sort of digital quirk? Any help would be greatly appreciated

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Re: Dark spots on images

It's dust on the sensor. Never changing the lens does not guarantee that you will never get dust on the sensor. The lens and the lens mount are not airtight. Especially with zoom-lenses you pump air in and out of the lens and the chamber. It's also quite possible that the dust already was in the chamber and it just moved on the sensor. Fortunately cleaning the sensor yourself is not rocket science.

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Re: Dark spots on images - Nikon D70 Digital Camera Digital Cameras

Dust on the CMOS sensor.

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