Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/09/01

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Subject: [Leica] Unintended flare test of 90mm Elmarit-M
From: jbcollier at (John Collier)
Date: Wed Sep 1 15:49:12 2004
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This happens when direct sun (not in the frame) hits the lens 
obliquely. Most if not all lenses will do this.

John Collier

On Sep 1, 2004, at 4:35 PM, Oliver wrote:

> While scanning negatives from a recent outdoor event I noticed a 
> couple of
> frames with very noticeable flares. I posted one of them at
>  .
> I used a current model Elmarit-M 90mm/f2.8 on Kodak BW400CN, probably 
> at
> f/5.6, no filter, on 08/22/04 at about 1 p.m. local daylight time, with
> broken cloud cover. Is this flare typical of the 90mm Elmarit? 
> Although I
> have often made contre jour pictures I've not seen this kind of 
> diffused
> flare before.

Replies: Reply from buzz.hausner at (Buzz Hausner) ([Leica] Unintended flare test of 90mm Elmarit-M)
In reply to: Message from oliverbryk at (Oliver) ([Leica] Unintended flare test of 90mm Elmarit-M)