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Dust in Oly 45mm 1.8

Discussion in 'Native Lenses' started by xxjorelxx, Jan 1, 2013.

  1. xxjorelxx

    xxjorelxx Mu-43 Veteran

    263
    Dec 11, 2012
    MD, USA
    JohnRae
    I just got this lens a couple of days ago from the buy and sell forum and noticed today that there were two rather large particles inside the lens. Is this something I should be worried about? I know little particles of dust are inevitable but I've just never seen any large pieces of dust like these inside any of my lens. I'm not even sure if its dust. When I look at it really closely, it kind of looks like little tiny metal shavings. I used the lens last night and took a few pictures at a New Years party and seemed to work okay. Is there anything I should look out for when examining my pictures or am I just worrying for nothing? any input would be greatly appreciated. Thanks

    P1030642.
    DMC-GX1    ---    35mm    f/3.5    1/80s    ISO 320

    P1030647.
    DMC-GX1    ---    35mm    f/3.5    1/15s    ISO 1600
     
  2. Livnius

    Livnius Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Jul 7, 2011
    Melbourne. Australia
    Joe
    Mine also has 2 tiny dust particles inside...absolutely no issue at all.
     
  3. xxjorelxx

    xxjorelxx Mu-43 Veteran

    263
    Dec 11, 2012
    MD, USA
    JohnRae
    whew! Glad to know I'm not the only one. It is quite annoying every time I look into the lens but I guess I'll just have to learn to live with it. Thanks
     
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