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Is this lens flare? Pro-Photographer quesion

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Discussion' started by RScottCampbell, Apr 15, 2014.

  1. RScottCampbell

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    Hi gang,
    I'm a pro photographer since 1988, so I do know cameras and images and lens flare. I picked up a P2V a few days ago and on my first test shoot I got some pretty weird dark horizontal arc lines in my images that face the sun. I've seen similar lens flare on a couple of my tilt-shift lenses, they were straight lines though.

    I've attached a sample image to this post.

    - Is this lens flare or an issue with my camera?
    - Is there a way to fix this? I've seen lens hoods and filters.

    It doesn't seem to occur when facing away from the sun.

    Thank you for your time.
     

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  2. gfredrone

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    Those are shadows from your propellers. There are some indepth threads on here somewhere telling why and how it happens. Search propellor shadows or prop shadows.
     
  3. PhantomPhreak

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    One thing I don't care for on the vision camera is that polished metal ring around the lens. I would want that blacket out. Maybe catching some light. A hood would help but not sure how it would work with the wide angle.
     
  4. SlackerATX

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    Enjoy!