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A faint spot in all of my photos!!!

Please help my nikon D40x is 2 days old and ive already got a problem. In each and every on of my photos there is a faint but noticable spot in the same place with both of my lens so it isnt a dirty lens please help???

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Re: a faint spot in all of my photos!!!

For me the issue was flecks of dust on the CCD. Complete fix for d40x effected as follows:

(You will need a 'rocketblower' or similar air cleaning device)

Take the lens off. Set camera to Manual setting and spin around to 'bulb' setting, press the button to shoot but hold it down. You will see the CCD exposed inside the hole where the lens usually attaches. Then taking care not to touch the CCD with the rocket blower give it a few blasts of air onto the ccd. (Possibly before you do this hold the camera at an angle to the light and you might see the dust flecks I had on the CCD.) Then replace let the button go and replace the lens. Voila.

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Re: a faint spot in all of my photos!!!

If the dirt is very sharp u can be sure it is the problem with the CCD. You can check it by exposing very low light object with a maximum aperture say between 3.5 to 5.6. If it is still sharp it is certainly a problem of ccd. Usually ccd fault is always white, bright, and sharp.
But in this case, it is a problem with the filter in front of the ccd, It requires a cleaning of the filter it can be best and easily done with an expert.

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Re: a faint spot in all of my photos!!!

This is a CCD failure - return ot Vendor immediately with evidence of the fault

Posted on Sep 09, 2007

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