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PostPosted: Sun Jun 03, 2018 12:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Boss shots all...

Here;s my 2 cents..

Konica hexanon 58mm 1.4

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 03, 2018 2:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Canon FDn 50mm F1.4 "Galactic Jet" flare



PostPosted: Mon Jun 11, 2018 10:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Mamiya 150mm f2.8 A


PostPosted: Mon Jun 11, 2018 2:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

kei wrote:
Mamiya 150mm f2.8 A


Very nice one!


PostPosted: Sat Jun 16, 2018 4:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

pepperberry farm wrote:
Helios 44K-4

I thought the flare was interesting until I noticed the aperture blades in the shot also:
artifacts - please note the aperture blades...(pic), on Flickr


Welcome pepper berry farm!

Which camera?


PostPosted: Sat Jun 16, 2018 5:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

visualopsins wrote:
pepperberry farm wrote:
Helios 44K-4

I thought the flare was interesting until I noticed the aperture blades in the shot also:
artifacts - please note the aperture blades...(pic), on Flickr


Welcome pepper berry farm!

Which camera?



Pentax K-3


PostPosted: Sat Jun 16, 2018 6:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Pentax K-3 with D FA 50mm f2.8 Macro

daisies and dew by Pepperberry Farm, on Flickr


PostPosted: Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

It doesn't take much to get a nice rainbow flare from the Canon 50mm f/0.95:







Cheers!

Abbazz


PostPosted: Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ghosts by Andrew R, on Flickr

Komine 35/2.8


PostPosted: Sat Mar 09, 2019 10:24 am    Post subject: Canon FDn 35/2 Reply with quote



PostPosted: Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

DSC09019.jpg by Macca h, on Flickr
a7iii and zeiss 15mm 2.8@2.8


PostPosted: Wed Nov 06, 2019 9:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Flare is something I usually avoid ... though that may change Wink

However, some years ago, whilst touring in Scandinavia, my "go-to" camera whilst driving was my Olympus XA1, a fixed-focus 35mm film camera with a pleasantly capable 35mm f/4 D.Zuiko lens.

This shot was a surprise because, as it's a "viewfinder" camera, I had no idea the flare would be there until the prints came out of the darkroom Smile



PostPosted: Wed Nov 06, 2019 10:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote


Zuiko MC 50/1.4 flares easier than other 50/1.4s I've had tried. It's a beautiful kind of flare though.





Nikkor 20/4 is actually pretty decently flare resistant. I had to work for this one.





Navitar 75mm F1.3, doing it's Navitar thing.





Phillip Reeve advises to avoid non-MC Zuikos, but I'm not going to part with my 100/2.8 anytime soon.


PostPosted: Thu Nov 07, 2019 4:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote



PostPosted: Fri Nov 08, 2019 6:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

some magical mt shasta flares:

canon FL 35mm f/2.5 at boulder lake


serious orb action from OM Zuiko 50mm f/1.4 at fairy falls


bonus item, poor photo but awesome flare at the coldest toilet in california


PostPosted: Wed Nov 13, 2019 11:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

https://www.flickr.com/photos/129563138@N03/16428008310/in/album-72157650911530856/


PostPosted: Fri Nov 15, 2019 4:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Schneider-Kreuznach Retina Curtagon 28/4 has a pretty flare.




In the Flare of the Soligor 28/2,8 (62mm Filter) you can put people:


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Again Soligor 28/2,8, this time not cropped.







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