Purple flare: Causes and remedies

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

Surefoot wrote:

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.

OK. But then you haven't fully understood my explanation. I didn't block the reflections with a color filter. I used the filter to reduce the color-channel imbalance that I talk about in this post:

http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/post/50958004

The reflections appear purple not because they actually have that color if you could see them with your naked eye but because of the sensor characteristics I describe in the post I link to (color-channel pollution along with color-channel imbalance).

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