Article ID : 00075761 / Last Modified : 09/04/2014Print

Recorded images show white flare or bright spots appear.

    If a subject providing high-intensity light is in the composition, such as the sun or a spotlight, or a reflection of those, or if such bright objects are near the subject even if outside the composition, excessive light enters the lens and the image may come out with a white flare or bright spots (ghost images) may appear on the image.

    Flare and ghost images appear as a result of light that has entered the lens and is being reflected within the lens.

    Be careful not to let strong light enter the lens by not including high-intensity light subjects in the composition, or else use the lens hood to improve the photo.

    You can also try to change to composition and perspective of the shot, or a different focal length to minimize the flare effect.

    NOTE: When there is a strong light source such as the sun in the composition, this phenomenon (veiling glare) cannot be avoided completely in many cases.