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Spots on my images

I keep getting little grey spots on my images in the sky or other plain background. This does not always occur, and is more common with a wide angle lens.

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This is a sensor cleaning issue. Our shop does it for $65, the cleaning kits you buy are about $75. If you try to clean yourself go ONE DIRECTION ONCE, OTHER DIRECTION ONCE. Then wait, test shoot the sky or something light colored, and redo if necess. Over cleaning will damage your sensor! Canon charges about $100 to do it, might be worth the money not to do it yourself.

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Yes your sensor needs cleaning.i had the same prob and it was when taking sunset photos with wide 18-55mm lens you could see like ufo's in the sky he he.but of cause it was the dust shame.all the best mark.

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It is like that your sensor needs cleaning. It is probably small specks of dust on it. A reputable camera shop can clean it for you.

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Re: Spots on my images

Try wiping your lens.

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