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What looks like a small hair
#1
I'm getting what looks like a small hair in the viewfinder of my DSLR. It shows up in different lenses and does not appear to be on the sensor (cleaning the sensor doesn't remove it). What can it be?
Nikon D3100 with Tokina 28-70mm f3.5, (I like to use a Vivitar .43x aux on the 28-70mm Tokina), Nikkor 10.5 mm fisheye, Quanteray 70-300mm f4.5, ProOptic 500 mm f6.3 mirror lens. http://donschaefferphoto.blogspot.com/
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#2
Can you see it in your images? If you can see it its probably on the sensor. But if you don't see it it's more likely in the mirror of you DsLR. Try to use blower to your mirror, if it is still there wipe it with a gauze pad that is for DsLR use. Wipe it from one direction only (Imagine your a surgeon who's doing an operation with sterility caution) Smile
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#3
(I know this doesn't help, but can't resist) I'd say it's Francoise, Don Big Grin
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#4
Ha ha. Probably so.
Nikon D3100 with Tokina 28-70mm f3.5, (I like to use a Vivitar .43x aux on the 28-70mm Tokina), Nikkor 10.5 mm fisheye, Quanteray 70-300mm f4.5, ProOptic 500 mm f6.3 mirror lens. http://donschaefferphoto.blogspot.com/
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#5
Are you sure it's not in the view finder itself?
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#6
Yes. It was on the mirror. I blew it away with my rocket blower.
Nikon D3100 with Tokina 28-70mm f3.5, (I like to use a Vivitar .43x aux on the 28-70mm Tokina), Nikkor 10.5 mm fisheye, Quanteray 70-300mm f4.5, ProOptic 500 mm f6.3 mirror lens. http://donschaefferphoto.blogspot.com/
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#7
Do you have a link to that blower? I was looking for something to clean my mirror too.
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#8
Look up Rocket Blower on E Bay.
Nikon D3100 with Tokina 28-70mm f3.5, (I like to use a Vivitar .43x aux on the 28-70mm Tokina), Nikkor 10.5 mm fisheye, Quanteray 70-300mm f4.5, ProOptic 500 mm f6.3 mirror lens. http://donschaefferphoto.blogspot.com/
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#9
There are blowers that they can intake air on the same tip. Better get a Blower that blows only on one side and get air intake on the other side or else you will be intaking those dust blown away from you mirror and setting them back in.
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