Why is Window Glass So Bad to Shoot Through?

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Chris R-UK Forum Pro • Posts: 20,946
Re: Why is Window Glass So Bad to Shoot Through?
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My guess is that window glass is not perfectly flat and that is what causes a lot of the problems.  Shooting at an angle to the glass makes things worse.  Dirt on the window doesn't seem to make much of a difference provided the front of the lens is very close to the glass and the target is some way off.

I posted this comparison a few years ago:
https://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/59574435

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