posted on Apr, 12 2010 @ 10:05 PM
Hello to all following this thread.
Firstly, pardon me for getting back so late, some personal issues have been going on in the background here.
2 deaths in my family in as many weeks, with another one in very bad condition.
So with that said, I have been also conducting tests on my camera in between.
I am sure most of you will like the answer.
Yes, its was lens flare! As long as a bright light is not in the frame there is no lens flare. I am pleased to have seen it for myself, also thanks to
everyone who have helped me to get to the bottom of this.
Interestingly, its not showing up in the preview screen, only seeing it after the exposure is made, some of this could be my eyes, like me they are
I now officially hate those damn pole lights. They have surrounded my observatory now in every direction but west. I'm not happy about that because
I'm losing my dark sky. I live in one of the few areas in NA where light pollution was not an issue, but it is now. At the back of my property 2 pole
lights have been added which are having a severe effect on imaging to the north and north east. One of my favourite directions.
Why would a guy take pictures of the night sky? Easy, test the camera's ability to see under low light.
Someone asked where the camera was pointed, almost dead north with cassioppia center right bottom. That image was taken at 2.80 fstop and infinity was
set for focus. Because of the infinity focus at F2.8, the close objects were blurry while farther ones were in focus.
I am dissappointed in Nikon's built in Nikkor Lens, guess I expected too much, the Canon was much better in that department. It means now I have to
leave my property to get good images. I was hoping to use the nikon with my apo, But think Now 'll stick with my Canon.
[edit on 12/4/10 by marsorbust]