Sensor Loupe

If you shoot with a digital SLR, you will eventually have a problem with sensor dust. Even if you never take your lens off the camera, all D-SLRs are susceptible to the problem of dust on the sensor. So what can you do? Fortunately, there are a few new products out there that can help you with your sensor cleaning chores.

The idea of sensor cleaning scares a lot of people, but it’s really a fairly painless process, as long as you’re careful and use the appropriate tools and materials. While cleaning materials have been around for a while, two companies have recently released some new sensor viewing tools that make diagnostic and cleaning much easier.

In this detailed article, I cover everything you need to know to get your sensor clean, including how several new products can help with your sensor cleaning chores.