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What's Causing this

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by chezznut, Jan 2, 2012.

  1. chezznut

    chezznut Mu-43 Rookie

    Apr 6, 2010
    took some night shot with my Oly Ep2 with Oly 45mm 1:18 and noticed something unwanted streak of green and round yellow lights on the photo. See attach.

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  2. 43hk

    43hk Mu-43 Veteran

    Dec 26, 2010
    Most probably a filter reflection.

    For night shots remove daylight (UV) filters.
  3. chezznut

    chezznut Mu-43 Rookie

    Apr 6, 2010
    Thanks. I have UV filter on my lenses. Will try it without UV filter.
  4. ckrueger

    ckrueger Mu-43 Veteran

    Jul 16, 2011
    Some UV filters cause fewer reflections than others. If that's the problem but you need a UV filter for night shots like these (ie: shooting close to the ocean) you might check out B+W MRC UV filters. I've had good luck with them even with point light sources like those in your photos.
  5. GaryAyala

    GaryAyala Mu-43 Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
    Hey, Long Beach.
  6. chezznut

    chezznut Mu-43 Rookie

    Apr 6, 2010
    Yup, Long Beach. It's where I live. :) 
  7. DDBazooka

    DDBazooka Mu-43 Veteran

    Sep 3, 2011
    I took some shots the other day in an area with minimal light using high ISO (1600). I had some internal reflection but I wasn't using a filter. I also had some hot pixels :( 
  8. GaryAyala

    GaryAyala Mu-43 Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
    I'm in La Mirada, we're having some great winter weather lately.

  9. spatulaboy

    spatulaboy I'm not really here Subscribing Member

    Jul 13, 2011
    North Carolina
  10. speedandstyle

    speedandstyle Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Yep it's those darn aliens! I know , I am from Roswell NM! I am an expert in flying saucers!:rofl:
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