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How do I get rid of the dust in my viewfinder?

How do I get rid of the dust in my viewfinder?

Begin by determining if the dust/dirt is on the exterior or interior of the viewfinder. If it’s on the exterior, simply moisten a cotton swab with lens cleaner and wipe away the dirt. Dry with another cotton swab or lens cloth. If the dirt is on the mirror, it is still doable, but requires very careful cleaning.

How do you clean a Nikon eyepiece?

Moisten a cotton swab or microfiber cloth with lens cleaner. Gently wipe the exterior surface of the viewfinder. Carefully dry the viewfinder with a fresh microfiber cloth.

How do you open a Nikon viewfinder?


  1. Rotate the live view switch. The view through the lens will be displayed in the monitor.
  2. Position the focus point over your subject.
  3. Press the shutter-release button halfway to focus.
  4. Press the shutter-release button the rest of the way down to shoot.
  5. To exit, rotate the live view switch.

How do I clean an old camera viewfinder?

Clean the Mirror and Viewfinder Use a toothpick with shredded cotton on one end and damp it with cleaning alcohol or lighter fluid. Gently brush it across the mirror and/or viewfinder. Remove any lint with a dust blower.

What does lens fungus look like?

It can look like small web-like spots or patches inside the lens. If left untreated, the fungus can permanently decrease the len’s performance and cause your images to look fuzzy or hazy.

Does lens fungus affect image quality?

A fungal infection inside a lens will slowly ruin image quality as it grows inside the lens and may spread to other lenses around it and significantly reduces resale value. Even if the fungus is killed with UV light, it may persist and spread in other parts of the camera.

Can dust be removed from inside a lens?

Some tips to clean dust in the lens: Blow the dust with a blower or brush off the dust with very soft brushes recommended for cleaning lenses. Use lens cleaning solutions on lens cleaning tissues that are recommended by the lens manufacturers, to remove smudges due to oil or sweat.