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Originally Posted by MistaBernie View Post

Only available at the store apparently.. else I'd give it a shot. If moisture could be doing that, what if I left the body upside down on a silica packet for a bit to see if I can get whatever it is to dry out and then try to blow it out again?
Edited to add: Reaper, you selling a 50L on CL Boston for $600 at the moment? Because if you're not and it's legit I'm buying it..

hah i saw that too.. it was flagged and removed
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dont get why people would flag it. I could see someone that's a pro photog that doesn't use the internet or buy alot that has a lens they bought three years ago and want to get half back on it.. I'm just hoping my email went through before the flagging, I know it's a super long shot but if it's for real I'd flip that thing for profit so fast, man...
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Hello Everyone!
I'm Saancho, and I am VERY new to photography. Today I traded my pistol for my dads Nikon D70 with a couple lenses. I wanted to show you guys first the camera, but also a photo i took today. I would like any tips or tricks to help my photography skills. please critique my photo and help me learn. Thanks!

Also, I have already been reading through the photography sticky threads. You know all the beginners threads.biggrin.gif ...I guess my intent with this post is to introduce myself to the photography section of OCN and to also gauge how well i did for my first photo.

Special thanks to all the creaters of the great photography guides and beginners threads!....you're toils over these threads have helped me a ton!


First shot is of the camera taken from my sony point-n-shoot:
700

This was my best/fav shot of the day...please critique it biggrin.gif Taken with a Nikkor 50mm 1:1.8 lens
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*Edit* Dang...not even a hello!...nor a critique?
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Small amounts of moisture can make dust motes stick to the sensor. I bought one of these kits and it took care of the dust motes which wouldn't dislodge. Cheap and easy.

ive had my 900 for 2 years, so i think i need to get it professionally lubed and cleaned (dont know if they lube dslrs) but i will look to pick up one of these kits.
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Lol, I feel weird having never had a dust problem. Seems like Canon could come up with something comparable to Olympus's system, but apparently not.

imo....the larger the sensor the more likely dust seems to stick to it.....
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Originally Posted by MistaBernie View Post

Only available at the store apparently.. else I'd give it a shot. If moisture could be doing that, what if I left the body upside down on a silica packet for a bit to see if I can get whatever it is to dry out and then try to blow it out again?
Edited to add: Reaper, you selling a 50L on CL Boston for $600 at the moment? Because if you're not and it's legit I'm buying it..

I bought mine at a local shop, but you can buy direct from the manufacturer or elsewhere online.
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ive had my 900 for 2 years, so i think i need to get it professionally lubed and cleaned (dont know if they lube dslrs) but i will look to pick up one of these kits.
imo....the larger the sensor the more likely dust seems to stick to it.....

I think that must be true, because I get far more dust on my sensor than I ever did on the 40D or 7D (or XTi for that matter).
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Does anyone have any experience with getting a lens's AF motor replaced? How much would you reckon a repair cost? I found a 50mm 1.2L that has a dead AF motor from some minor water damage. The lens was taken to a repair shop to be cleaned out and is pristine optic-wise.

Depends on the lens, on a 50mm f/1.2L id wager its in the $500-600 neighborhood

Depending on what you get it for, it could be a good deal...
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I could do it for 250...
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my camera just came!! XD-11 with 50 1.4 biggrin.gif

just waiting on film and need to go buy batteries today at walmart. the camera looks in great condition. the leather around it is old but no scratches or anything. the film advance crank wont turn all the way to activate the shutter but i dont have anything in it and i think i read that it does need batteries to engage everything biggrin.gif

film should be here this afternoon i think
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I don't remember ever running out of batteries, but I think the XD will fire without a battery at one speed... 1/100 or something. It's been a while since i used one, great camera.
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once i put the batteries in the film advance crank started working and the shutter works. everything in it seems pretty good. i bought 2 super cheap rolls of fuji film to screw around on until the good stuff gets here. i only bought 2 batteries since they were $3 at the store
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