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Playing around yesterday, I discovered this weird flare pattern when pointing at the sun. Images are at f/8 and f/5.6.

Is this ... normal? I’ve never seen anything like it.

Setup was:

  • Leica CL
  • M-Adapter-L
  • Voigtlander 40mm f/1.2
  • Voigtlander 75mm f/1.5

No filters on any lens, either, so not sure what could be causing it.

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No AA filter in this case, but it is caused by the Bayer Filter and/or IR filter, in short the filter array. You can get it on any digital camera. Just open up the lens and shoot at shorter shutter speeds.

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3 hours ago, jaapv said:

No AA filter in this case, but it is caused by the Bayer Filter and/or IR filter, in short the filter array. You can get it on any digital camera. Just open up the lens and shoot at shorter shutter speeds.

Sound advice. Thanks, Jaap!

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