How to Clean Your DSLR Sensor and Mirror

How to Clean Your DSLR Sensor and Mirror

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  1. 1 dust spot in the viewfinder is so annoying.  I cleaned the mirror and focus screen..still there. The lenspen has a lot of dust. shine a bright flashlight and you will see it deposits dust on the mirror.

  2. thanks, I removed a hair from my sensor..

  3. fine job, but when you "touch the sensor", your brush or any device you're holding is not in contact with the sensor itself, but with the first filter on top of the many filters that are covering the actual sensor! and yes, you better not touch those filters either, but with stubborn spots that won't go away by just blowing them away, then there is no other way but to use some kind of 'soft pad' or other means of cleaning … and this is the nastiest thing about digital photography, compared to film photography! we may get dust and things on or around the "film gate" in film photography too, but it's never as badly as when we get it with digital! damn digital, which is great in everything but in this particular point!

  4. very good video

  5. So if the air blow tool doesn't properly clean the sensor…what then? the sensor wipers + cleaning solution were made for cleaning the sensor. Why wouldn't you use them?

  6. Thank you so much for these very important videos

  7. he loves the sound of his own voice and talks to much.  also, "do not use q-tip on sensor" should probably be one of the first things he tells you!

  8. Nice!

  9. I wet my Q-Tip with isopropanol.

  10. Helped me :D

  11. Joseph Abi Rached

    I have a problem with cleaning I see dust in the eye which wont appear neither on lcd nor in taken images I cleaned the mirror and the top side however the dust still there at the same place so it gotta be somewhere else please help.

  12. Worked perfect thanks a lot !

  13. Thank u sir

  14. thanks man! really helpful!

  15. Great info thx jss

  16. Thanks for taking the time to create this video, it is very helpful.

  17. Is there a way to test to see if there is a problem with the sensor or mirror? Like take a photo of a white background to see dust or a anything to tell if something is in need of cleaning?

  18. rolling up the q-tip with your fingers just introduced oil to your mirror. repeating the same procedure using powder-free nitrile gloves would be better.

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  20. Thorium Heavy Industries

    Cleaning the Sensor with direct contact should be your absolut last option. Never do this, if you have no idea or if you have any other option (like a blower) left. 

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