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Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM - AKA The Dust Pump

 
Voaky999
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Jun 04, 2016 17:42 |  #8926

Copper NYC wrote in post #18029225 (external link)
That is some nice isolation!

Thanks the 100-400 is totally underated as a portrait lens LOL!!


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Jun 07, 2016 14:18 |  #8930

My new birding setup.

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I think this setup will work out well. Effective focal length: 600mm :love:

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Jun 07, 2016 20:46 |  #8931

navydoc wrote in post #18032179 (external link)
My new birding setup.

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Shoot this with one of your frosty beers next to it, and that will be my favorite image of the year!




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Jun 07, 2016 20:53 |  #8932

Jeff Hanson wrote in post #18032513 (external link)
Shoot this with one of your frosty beers next to it, and that will be my favorite image of the year!

Sounds like a plan Jeff, I'll have to see what I can come up with tomorrow...you know, I'll "have a beer and think about it". ;-)a


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Jun 08, 2016 08:52 |  #8933

navydoc wrote in post #18032522 (external link)
I'll "have a beer and think about it"

Cool combo images and quote!!!


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Jun 13, 2016 15:21 |  #8934

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Jun 23, 2016 03:09 |  #8935

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Jun 24, 2016 07:33 |  #8936

Just got this lens and really curious about the results.
It is a used lens in a very good shape but there is dust inside and needs cleaning.


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Jun 24, 2016 09:36 |  #8937

CyberCat wrote in post #18048674 (external link)
Just got this lens and really curious about the results.
It is a used lens in a very good shape but there is dust inside and needs cleaning.

Well, the dust cleaning may be an exercise in futility. But it's your lens and your time. :D Best to just go out and shoot and capture wonderful images. :-)


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Jun 24, 2016 10:40 |  #8938

CyberCat wrote in post #18048674 (external link)
Just got this lens and really curious about the results.
It is a used lens in a very good shape but there is dust inside and needs cleaning.


jwcdds wrote in post #18048765 (external link)
Well, the dust cleaning may be an exercise in futility. But it's your lens and your time. :D Best to just go out and shoot and capture wonderful images. :-)

Yeah, it will always have dust inside......lots and lots and lots of dust.........why do you think it is nick-named "The Dust Pump"?

But the dust is no problem - it doesn't affect anything, as far as image quality goes.

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Jun 24, 2016 11:14 as a reply to Tom Reichner's post |  #8939

I checked the images and there is no impact on quality. So I am not in a hurry to get it cleaned, at the service provider would take 10 days which is not that bad in my country but would charge 100 bucks for this.

Regarding the Dust Pump nickname I read some contradicting opinions, many state that their equipment never got dust inside or only very few after years of usage. Some even state that they used theirs on beaches etc. and still did not get any dust.
It seems it rather depends on the specific lens and there is a variation in the weather sealing quality.


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Jun 24, 2016 13:07 as a reply to CyberCat's post |  #8940

Sorry mate - this DUST discussion is never getting old, I fear.

The whole thing is a myth. Don't waste money, time or any thought on this.

If you ever had disassembled one of these - there is a paperish-felt like filter inside, designed to keep dust out.

This lens does not collect more or less dust inside than any other non push/pull lens.

I had this lens many years and none of the beaches I am fortunate to live near by have ever done any harm to it.

One more thing: This lens is NOT weather sealed by any stretch of imagination. Version two is though....

Cheers.


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