Here is one I shot two days ago. Its an F-16D on final to Moffett (ISO 14440 1/1000 F6.3 600mm) Flare is usually caused by direct light (the sun is
the usual suspect) bouncing around the inside of the lens. A hood and coating helps. The cheaper the lens the more prone as coating etc are more
expensive. In this case the head on approach the light source was the landing light on the nose. The flare is to the viewers upper left
edit on 11/13/19 by FredT because: (no reason given)
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