Purple flare: Causes and remedies

Started Mar 1, 2013 | Discussions thread
JamieTux
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My finidings are the same as Surefoot's and I think this is sensor reflections
In reply to Anders W, Mar 2, 2013

The reason being that they are clearly focussed and detailed and always purple - using my GF2 they are just normal flare.

When digital SLRs first came out you had either green or purple elements like this quite a lot when using non-digital optimised lenses - I think Sigma actually digitally optimised their lenses by adding a coating to their rear element just to cut this kind of thing down.

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