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03-19-2014, 10:36 PM   #1
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something showed up on a photo from my lens

Something showed up on my photos from my lens .does anyone have any idea what it could be . Its not showing up on photos now , it was there for about 7 photo . I post photo's but in the wrong place. https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/137-photographic-industry-professionals/1...cuss-here.html


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Looks like it's either flare or some sort of internal reflection. Were you using a hood?

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If you are talking about the bright spot on the left side of the picture, it looks like lens flare.
Usually caused by pointing lens toward a bright light source such as the sun, or a reflection from the sun into your lens.
It is usually made worse if you do not use a lens hood or if you are using a cheap lens filter.
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Double post,posted on the other post,it could be an out of focus bird.

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Thank for trying to help will you click on the link above in my first post, there a few pics on that page . I post it in the wrong place. I had on lens hood on, I was completely in the shade and the sun was behind the house and I was on the shaded side of the house . In the link above I cropped the same photo to try to zoom in and make it bigger so you could see it better.

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monty96 I have 7 photos and its in the same place. I was changing the shutter speed and aperture starting with 2.8 and went to f 11 .and I'm not very fast at changing setting .

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QuoteOriginally posted by crewl1 Quote
If you are talking about the bright spot on the left side of the picture, it looks like lens flare.
Usually caused by pointing lens toward a bright light source such as the sun, or a reflection from the sun into your lens.
It is usually made worse if you do not use a lens hood or if you are using a cheap lens filter.
crewl1 sorry I post 2 links I deleted one . will you look at the link thats there now . I had lens cap on and no filter no even a uv filter. I'm getting a uv filter but I don't have one yet.
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Yeah, my guess would be a small blue bird with a flash of light reflecting off it's eye or beak possibly.
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Yeah, my guess would be a small blue bird with a flash of light reflecting off it's eye or beak possibly.
It looks like a bird to me, too....blurred because it was flying through the shot.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Adam Quote
Looks like it's either flare or some sort of internal reflection. Were you using a hood?
JJ Abrams would be proud.

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Thanks every one and thanks crewl1 it was a reflection off of a blue golf cart about 50 yards away . I read your post and didn't think about something that was that far away could make a spot on my lens like that . I went out side and took another picture from the same spot and it was there so I focused on where the spot on the lens was and I could see something so I walked to it and there it was . When I was taking the photos I could not see any thing reflecting .I just got this lens not long ago and I was starting to panic . I though I got a bad lens but it was just me being stupid . But now I know things can reflect a long ways away. Thanks again for your help .
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QuoteOriginally posted by pentaxk10duser Quote
n I was taking the photos I could not see any thing reflecting .I just got this lens not long ago and I was starting to panic . I though I got a bad lens but it was just me being stupid . But now I know things can reflect a long ways away. Thanks again for your help . Attached Images View Picture EXIF
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Thanks every one and thanks crewl1 it was a reflection off of a blue golf cart about 50 yards away . I read your post and didn't think about something that was that far away could make a spot on my lens like that . I went out side and took another picture from the same spot and it was there so I focused on where the spot on the lens was and I could see something so I walked to it and there it was . When I was taking the photos I could not see any thing reflecting .I just got this lens not long ago and I was starting to panic . I though I got a bad lens but it was just me being stupid . But now I know things can reflect a long ways away. Thanks again for your help .
Good to hear you figured out the problem.
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