Sponsor Message:
Aviation Photography Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
How To Reduce Cmos Reflections?  
User currently offlineFly-K From Germany, joined May 2000, 3149 posts, RR: 51
Posted (11 years 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 2524 times:
Support Airliners.net - become a First Class Member!

As the days are getting shorter, I'm beginning to enjoy the benefits of digital photography at twilight and soon, night shots.
However, one major problem are the reflections of strong lights from the sensor to the lens and back. Other than remove them during editing (which is not always possible when that greenish reflection is on a vital part of the image), are there ways to avoid them?

Konstantin


Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been...
1 replies: All unread, jump to last
 
User currently offlineCkw From UK - England, joined Aug 2010, 731 posts, RR: 16
Reply 1, posted (11 years 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 2473 times:

As far as I can make out, no. It's the nature of the beast. The only thing that seems to make a difference is the amount the rear element is recessed - a deeply recessed rear element will be less prone to reflections than one that's flush with the lens mount.

If you have a choice of suitable lenses, use the one most deeply recessed. If you have a convertor with a recessed rear element, you could try that. I suppose an extension tube could help, but not very practical in most situations!

A more realistic approach is to develop your PhotoShop technique so you can remove the problem. If a flaw is visible in PS, there is always a way to isolate it and either remove or disguise it - the trick is finding the right tools. Some tricks I've found quite useful have come from the world of fashion/glamour photography - there's loads of books on the subject.

Cheers,

Colin



Colin K. Work, Pixstel
Top Of Page
Forum Index

This topic is archived and can not be replied to any more.

Printer friendly format

Similar topics:More similar topics...
Jagged Edges - What Causes Them And How To Reduce? posted Sun Aug 13 2006 20:05:33 by Raptors
How To Reduce Noise On posted Wed Mar 29 2006 16:13:02 by AirMalta
¿How To Reduce A Pixels Photo? posted Mon Feb 13 2006 17:36:31 by Cuprita
Advise On How To Reduce Grain posted Mon Jul 29 2002 09:13:11 by AKE0404AR
How To Clean D60 Cmos? posted Wed Jun 11 2003 20:53:25 by Paulianer
How To Improve This One posted Sun Nov 12 2006 17:06:58 by Pitchul
Question About How To Avoid Jaggies posted Tue Aug 29 2006 13:24:58 by Coninpa
How To Get Rid Of These Jaggies? posted Sun Aug 20 2006 20:52:52 by AirKas1
How To Upload Scanned Photos posted Mon Aug 7 2006 21:44:53 by Raptors
How To Recover Images From Damaged CF Card? posted Sun Aug 6 2006 19:52:01 by Fly-K