lens flare

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lens flare

Unwanted, excessive light in a photograph due to internal reflections and scattering of light caused by a camera lens with non-uniform optical characteristics. Zoom lenses, which contain several elements, tend to introduce more lens flare due to the many surfaces within the lens. See purple fringing and chromatic aberration.


Sometimes We Create Our Own Lens Flare
Lens flare is a common image editing effect that is used to add atmosphere or drama to an image. This Photoshop screen shot shows the lens flare filter being applied to the image on the left. The type of camera lens, amount of brightness and position of the light can be adjusted.
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As the smoke that goes up into heaven from some city that is being beleaguered on an island far out at sea--all day long do men sally from the city and fight their hardest, and at the going down of the sun the line of beacon-fires blazes forth, flaring high for those that dwell near them to behold, if so be that they may come with their ships and succour them--even so did the light flare from the head of Achilles, as he stood by the trench, going beyond the wall-- but he aid not join the Achaeans for he heeded the charge which his mother laid upon him.
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At first this was thought to be a white light flare but GOES satellite data received later did not confirm this.
He admitted the US warship fired a light flare as a warning before the vessels moved away, but said the identity of the vessels was unclear as they failed to communicate.
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the color is brown, which prevents the occurrence of light flares when working with optical equipment.
To light flares is something common in Cyprus," he told the court.
Some prints contain a great deal of visual "noise"--small light flares and streaks that seem like attributes of the sky or perhaps flaws in the negative, or even specks of lint that were blown up in the printing process.
The report said that soldiersfired light flares over an agricultural land in the village which set fire to around 25,000square meters of land planted with wheat.
The force, which patrolled the villages area in December, would enter the village in all hours of the day and night, and sound the PA system's sirens and horns, as well as use stun grenades and light flares -- for no reason.
Light flares to draw attention to the vehicle, put on extra clothing, keep your window cracked to prevent ice and snow from trapping the vehicle, and run the engine for 10 minutes with the heat every hour.