Purple flare: Causes and remedies

Started Mar 1, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: Purple flare: Causes and remedies

Sanpaku wrote:

The EM-5 sensor, as exceptional as it may be, has a coating on its attached hot mirror that reflects purple light off axis:

many digital cameras of this type have such a hot mirror; often there is a combination of absorption filter (cyan color) and reflection (interference) filter that will produce the magenta/purple off axis glow. So the question would then be why the EM-5 has this problem and not those many other cameras with similar hot mirror. IMHO the hot mirror is an unlikely cause.

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