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Les Olson

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Re: Lens Flare
« Reply #30 on: September 24, 2015, 14:13:59 »
Here is an example of the aesthetically similar phenomenon of halation.  This occurs when light that has passed through the emulsion is reflected from the backing. 

My reason for posting this is that as far as I know it is film-only - if someone knows how to reproduce the effect with digital I would be pleased to learn.  The famous pictures that George Hurrell took of Hollywood stars in the 1930s (http://www.hurrellphotos.com/default.asp?id=11) used very powerful lights very close to the face to induce halation, which made the person appear to be lit from within.

 

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Re: Lens Flare
« Reply #31 on: September 24, 2015, 16:10:46 »

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Re: Lens Flare
« Reply #32 on: September 25, 2015, 09:37:35 »
Interesting thread!

This is shot with my cellphone camera with IR84 filter in front of the lens...
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Re: Lens Flare
« Reply #33 on: September 26, 2015, 11:48:05 »
Interesting thread!

This is shot with my cellphone camera with IR84 filter in front of the lens...
Awesome! Can you tell us where to find such a filter?
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Re: Lens Flare
« Reply #34 on: September 26, 2015, 12:10:18 »
Björn, thanks!  The IR filter is made by Fujifilm.  I'm not sure if it is sold outside Japan.  Bob (bobfriedman) bought some when he came to Tokyo.

Fujifilm has been producing various square (75x75 or 100x100mm) color correction, sharp cut, special band-pass, ND and IR filters since the film days.  They are made of tri acetyl cellulose which is much more durable than Kodak Wratten ones made of gelatine.

You can select the IR filters of various cut-off wavelength by 20nm step.  These filters are very handy for the experiments.  I cut a tiny piece from the 75x75mm sheet of IR84 filter and taped it onto the lens of the cellphone camera.

The image is SOOC jpeg from the cellphone.
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Re: Lens Flare
« Reply #35 on: September 26, 2015, 18:02:53 »
Since this thread started, I wanted to contribute to it. So here's a lens flare shot from today.
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Re: Lens Flare
« Reply #36 on: September 26, 2015, 19:07:33 »
Very effective! Done on purpose, I guess? What is the complacent lens you used ?
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Re: Lens Flare
« Reply #37 on: September 26, 2015, 19:26:38 »
Yes, Airy, that was done on purpose. It was shot with a 28mm/f 3.5 K.
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Re: Lens Flare
« Reply #38 on: September 26, 2015, 20:50:31 »
Here is an example of the aesthetically similar phenomenon of halation.  This occurs when light that has passed through the emulsion is reflected from the backing. 

Thanks for explanations, but above all: great shot.
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Re: Lens Flare
« Reply #39 on: September 27, 2015, 01:03:37 »


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« Reply #40 on: September 27, 2015, 05:08:54 »
We must have at least one from the relatively new-fangled Nikon 14-24 lens.  I expected "odd" flare, but I couldn't show the scene as I saw it without including the sun.
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Re: Lens Flare
« Reply #41 on: September 27, 2015, 14:33:16 »
Since this thread started, I wanted to contribute to it. So here's a lens flare shot from today.
That looks spectacular, smusesuse!
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Re: Lens Flare
« Reply #42 on: September 27, 2015, 23:11:27 »
That looks spectacular, smusesuse!

Thank you, Björn!! I am kinda hooked on this lens flare thing now, so here's another one. Less gothic-dramatic, but with ice cream and Erik. :)
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Re: Lens Flare
« Reply #43 on: September 27, 2015, 23:14:19 »
everything flares if you make it..

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Re: Lens Flare
« Reply #44 on: September 28, 2015, 00:14:37 »
There was a good sun this Sunday so I played with the Heligon 50/0.75 which flares with enthusiasm as the first picture shows. The first one is on a wild teasel, the second on honeysuckle berries.
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