Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1997/11/08

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Subject: flare
From: (Alastair Firkin)
Date: Sun, 9 Nov 1997 11:26:17 +1100

> Unfortunately, with my M2, because I am not looking through the
> lens, I never notice flare until I get the film back from the processor.
> Then it's too late.
> How do longtime RF users counteract this?  Do you just develop a sixth
> sense about it?


Are you married? I ask Helen to check the lens for direct sunlight falling
on the front element, and if it does to shade the lens, hopefully outside
the visual range of the lens ;-)

Alastair Firkin,