Is your sensor home to dust bunnies?
Lots of them??
Do you enjoy wasting time in front of your computer
Cleaning up the mess?
Is the healing brush your favorite tool??
😉 Sinner, repent & change your ways 😉
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Bar Harbor, Maine
Step 2.5 would have made a good stopping point
If you’re guilty of this “sin”
There are two things of which to be aware
1. Sensor cleaning isn’t hard
My previous post “Out Damned Spot, Out I Say” discusses it
2. If your sensor is dirty at the time of image capture
Spots in the image file may or may not be readily apparent
Depends on both the image and your capture settings
Finding & Fixing spots in your image file
It’s better to find & fix spots
Before spending time & money on printing
And subsequent reprinting
Unfortunately, the spots are often easier to see
On a print than on your monitor – it depends
Finding spots in post processing –
Below is an example of a barely visible spot
Top center of image
But there actually are four spots (3 not readily visible)
Roll your mouse over the image
I’ve circled all four in red
In this case the spots were found
Using LR5’s “Visualize Spots” feature
As shown in the rollover
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