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What causes these white rings in images taken with Contax T2? Is there a fix?

What are these white rings that have been showing up on my film? How do I prevent them from showing up in images? How can I remove them from existing images?
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How can I eliminate glare from stage lights when taking concert photos?

I have a problem that I have not been able to solve involving glare. I shoot a lot of concert photos from 6-12 feet away. I keep getting glare from the lights. I have used a hood, filters, various ...
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Easiest way to make a 1x1 foot surface permanently not (or less) reflective? matt spray, matt vinyl or else?

I am taking pictures with a drone and I need ground control points (such as this) for rectifying the images. I used standard vinyl to make the checkerboard pattern. It is terrible. It is reflecting ...
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What is “veiling glare”? How does it affect my photos, and how can I avoid it?

Someone mentioned that "veiling glare" or "veiling flare" was to blame for reduced contrast in a photo. What does this mean exactly? What causes veiling glare, and how can it be avoided? How does it ...
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Are linear polarizers more effective than circular for mitigating glare from glass?

I frequently shoot inside of museums that have glass or plexiglass or acrylic display cases. A huge problem is reflections from the glass spoiling the image. The reflections include both overhead ...
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How do I get rid of the glare in this photo?

I wanted to know how to get rid of this glare on my lens, is this corrected using a filter?
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How can I remove glare from a picture of a painting in Photoshop?

I've taken a picture of a painting and about a quarter of it has a large amount of light glare on it as the painting is made with reflective oils. In Photoshop, is there any easy way to remove this? ...
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How can I reduce the glare when recording the occupant of a vehicle driving towards the camera? [duplicate]

A scene in this video for school necessitates a shot of someone driving towards the camera under varying light conditions. How can I reduce the glare on the windshield? It's very hard to get a clear ...
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How can I take a picture through glass without glare? [duplicate]

Context Looking at previous shots I've taken, I see that when I'm indoors and shooting outdoors with glass in between, I sometimes get glare. I know that realistically if I can get outside, the shot ...
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How can I avoid green flare on my sunrise photos?

I took a series of sunrise photos. Once the sun actually came above the horizon, the brighter the sun became the more apparent and brighter a green flare (glare?) appeared. How can I avoid that? ...
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What do I need to know about using a polarizing filter at night?

I am into night photography, and am looking at buying a polarizing filter. What particular advantages and challenges are there to using a polarizing filter at night? reflections from light on ...
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How can I take product shots of a flat (but not absolutely flat) reflective surface? [duplicate]

I need to make a photo of an iPhone case. The picture I've got with my rig used for other (non reflective) cases gave me the following result: Which I don't like as it don't shows the reflective ...
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Does the anti-glare coating on the DELL U2711 interfere with its use for photo editing and review?

I've been told that the anti-glare coating of the DELL U2711 makes it a poor choice for photo editing, despite the wide gamut. I read many things about this screen on the web, but I haven't found any ...
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Favourable characteristics of robotics research camera?

I use Imaging Source CCD firewire digital cameras to capture video streams for use in robotics research. These cameras are reasonably priced and performance is (from my perspective) decent. ...
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What is the best way to avoid moon and light glare in night exposures without using photo editing software

I took this photo yesterday and although I love it, I wish It didn't have as much glare from the moon or the city lights. I know I could go into lightroom and photoshop and crop a new moon in, but I ...
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Is there any filter opposite to Polarizing filter, to emphasize reflections?

Polarizing filters are mainly used to reduce glare on water or similar surfaces. My question is, are there any filters that do the opposite job? ie that allow the camera to capture more glare or ...
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How do I photograph water without catching glare from sun?

For fun, I have been trying to photograph a small, fast-moving creek near my house, and I cannot figure out how to take a picture of the creek in good lighting without it reflecting the sun and ...
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How does a glare arise in images?

I know am sounding dumb but i have not been able to find a correct definition of glare What are the reasons it props up into images For example am taking a photograph of a fruit in diffuse light : ...
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Why does flare appear in photographs of sun or fire?

What is the new color that forms in the image when photographing a sun or similar things (see attachment with a rose glare)? Why and how it forms? Is it good for a image? How to increase or ...
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How do I photograph coins with a glossy surface?

I am trying to photograph my coin sets. The coins are encased in a postcard-sized glossy paper that acts as mirror. I need to position my camera exactly on top of the card coin set. Unfortunately, ...
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How do I reduce glare on subjects during night flash photography?

I've been taking a lot of photos at night, using an attached flash. The photos are generally pretty good, however I've noticed that there is quite a bit of glare on subjects faces (especially when ...
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Taking photos of computer screens - reducing glare with S95

I am using my S95 to take photographs of LCD computer screens which are used to display Microfilm images related to my research. Unfortunately they aren't running a normal OS, so it's not an option to ...
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What are some effective techniques for photographing subjects who wear glasses?

What are some effective techniques for photographing subjects who wear glasses? I am sorting out my collection of digital images as I install new software, and find there are many images that would ...
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How do you photograph artwork in a glass picture frame?

I'm trying to sell a picture of a piece of artwork for charity, and I'd like to photograph it. It's in a glass frame with lots of glare. Any ideas of what I can to to photograph it to look the ...
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How do I get this 'glare' effect?

I have been staring at this Apple Image & trying to figure out how to get this glare effect (which can be seen on the monitor). Someone knows?
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How to reduce glare from glass during photo editing?

I have taken a picture of a person standing inside the house via a window. being outside, of course there is glare. I don't mind the glare as an artistic item, but wondered if there is a way to ...
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How to avoid glare in macro photography?

I am attempting to take pictures of antique pocket watches, when I use my flash, even with a diffuser or farther away, I get glare from the curved elements within the watch. Are there any sites with ...