Purple flare: Causes and remedies

Started Mar 1, 2013 | Discussions thread
TORN
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In reply to Anders W, Mar 2, 2013

Very interesting read. As you might know I am on the fence of leaving mft due to this issue with the 7-14, my main lens.

I wonder if lenses play their part too in this. At least it might help to exclude this factor to get a more serious base for the theory. So precisely my question is, does Olympus do anything with their lenses to lessen the purple flare effect which Panasonic does not do with its lens range? Of course lenses render and flare differently but maybe some insight might be won if we compare similar focal length lenses from both brands on the E-M5 and have a look at how they handle the purple. 7-14 vs 12, 20 vs 17, 45 vs 45 come to my mind.

Unfortunately I do not have any pair of those and my E-M5 is in for repair but this could be an interesting test.

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