A&P I need suggestions...

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  1. Kaldes

    Kaldes New Member

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    I bought a Lens Hood thinking I could reduce the amount of extra light or starburst coming from numerous locations as you can see from the pictures of above.. I know they make a filter for reducing the starburst effect, is that what I should get? Or any suggestions on setting the camera. Camera is a Digital Rebel XT.
     
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    might help, but you can also choose the angle of your light better. shooting towards a bright light will cause the lens flare.
     
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    Yeah I think I tried multiple angles this time around and still I have one starburst like in the first picture where the lights are behind me, but still returns if you look closely a starburst.
     
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    Derrict No, I am not Amish OT Supporter

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    are you using a filter? I shot this with a B+W CP, 16-35 f/2.8L with the hood (among other shots) and didn't have many issues with the flare except in a few shots where I had the light source in the frame

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    The interesting part is other light I'm usually fine... but this light is brand new and brings off a bright source of light... I'm not using a filter (though I know there is one to reduce this effect) ... I'm just using kit lens with lens hood.
     
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    just get out of the way of the light. My kit lens had horrible flare problems
     
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    this is usually just the angle of lights. just reposition.
     
  8. Kaldes

    Kaldes New Member

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    Have you switch out of your kit lens? Perhaps there improvement with another lens... I have a shot from just about every position and still the flare remains...
     
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    Airpoppoff Vodka > Racing F1

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    Ken Rockwell doesent use lens hoods :hsugh:
     
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    SpiderOnTheFloor New Member

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    yeah got a tamron 17-35....way better
     
  11. Kaldes

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    I'll have to take a look at it.. how much you grab it for..


    Any other suggestions besides angles.. though I know the spot where this is being shot at is def not the best location to shoot at..
     
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    Derrict No, I am not Amish OT Supporter

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    Tamron 17-50 f/2.8 is also another viable affordable option @ $450 new.
     

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