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White spot in centre of video when sun is behind me

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by nikon., May 12, 2015.

  1. nikon.

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    When I filming with my P3P all is okay. Execept in the following situation:
    When I'm filming and the sun is right behind me, there is a light spot in the centre of the frame. When I pan to the left and the right, it disappears. So does anyone know what this is?

    Changing video settings make no difference.

    I have an example of the issue right here. (right click --> save as, 114MB).
     
  2. jadebox

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    That is a normal optical effect that happens with all cameras. You normally don't see it because you normally aren't taking video with the sun directly behind you.

    -- Roger
     
  3. nikon.

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    Roger, haha okay. Yes the sun was low (evening here in Holland right now). So nothing to care :D?
     
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    Thanks for the link.
    I found it interesting.
     
  6. nikon.

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    Very interesting. Thanks for your fast response. :D
     
  7. SteveMann

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    It's called a Heiligenschein.
     
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  8. jadebox

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    Thanks. I see why I wasn't able to remember what it is called. :)

    -- Roger
     
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    Gesundheit!
     
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    Ich danke Ihnen
     
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    It's also called a Glory because of the halo effect if you are looking at your own shadow.
     
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    Gern geschehen
     
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    We always called it a Pilots Halo.
     
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    I will just have to call it a sun spot-- because I cant even pronounce those -- much less remember them. Good to know.
    Thanks for sharing.:)
     
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