Purple flare: Causes and remedies

Started Mar 1, 2013 | Discussions thread
Surefoot
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In reply to Anders W, Mar 3, 2013

Because of the very specific hue produced, and because you could block them with a color filter, at least this is what i think, otherwise i would see fully clipped orbs on my GF1 too.

Also many tests (like the blinds one, very obvious) show a clear reflection of a shaped light source, what i suspect is the coatings let this wavelength through, or another possibility is the rear element will reflect this wavelength to the sensor.

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