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Old Friday 7th August 2015, 16:20   #1
Creepy Nick
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'Dust' Under the front glass - Sigma 17-50 2.8

I've got some (what looks like a clump of dust) under the glass.

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It's right in the centre of the lens, which cans sometimes be apparent in pictures.

I'd rather not send the lens off for 3 weeks, and I've been quoted 100 to get it sorted by a local camera shop.

How would I go about cleaning this lens by myself? whats the risks?

I've seen posts on how to do it on cannon lenses, but not this sigma!
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Old Friday 7th August 2015, 20:36   #2
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Stripping the lens down is pretty straight forward, problems arise from dust particles in the air getting into or onto the glass once stripped out. I always strip lenses in the bathroom, seems to be the room with the least dust particles in the air.
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