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Spots on images

I'm learning my new Canon 5D, and it's great, except that spots are showing up in the images, consistently in the same pattern, mostly visible against a clear sky, etc. Could this be dust inside, on the sensor or mirror? I can't see anything & the camera is brand new & hasn't been exposed to any environmental factors that would have gotten dust inside.

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  • RogerDubuque Aug 06, 2008

    Hello,
    I have the same "spots on the same spot" problem showing up on my images all of the sudden. Do I need to send it in? I tried cleaning the lenz and sensor. No luck so far. Anyone?


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Spot is dust on the sensor. unfortunately, you will have to clean your sensor by yourself (it cost 30$ in a shop) There a fonction in the menu that up the mirror so you can access the sensor. very carefull. the pixel are so small that you can not see the dust but they are there!. caution, you need to put your body on a pod, have a good light to see what you make and some adapted items to clean the sensor. If not neede, avoid liquids. good luck and don't panic.

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