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    Sensor Cleaning

    Douglas Photographic can take your worries away; by handling the cleaning of your Digital Camera Sensor. Many camera owners have a great deal of apprehension about cleaning the sensor of their digital camera. Our trained technicians at DPI will clean your camera thoroughly on the outside, before removing the lens to professionally clean your sensor. Our technicians will use the most current equipment and supplies to perform the best possible service.
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Digital Sensor Cleaning - NO LONGER AVAILABLE
Digital Cameras use a "sensor" to capture images in much the same way that older cameras used film.  When it comes to cleanliness, film cameras had fewer problems because any dust that landed on the film typically moved along with the film as it was advanced through the camera, so only one or two frames might suffer as a result of that dust.  Digital camera sensor do not move and therefore do not create the same opportunity to eliminate dust. This creates the potential for a multitude of images being affected by even one spec of dust or junk (hair, lint, etc...) on the sensor.  Although many modern cameras include a sensor cleaning system, those systems do not eliminate the need for a periodic cleaning to remove stubborn particulate that the built-in system cannot shake loose.