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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 > http://gallery.leica-users.org/OliverBrykPhotos/04Aug02_01 . > > 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.