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best lens for FLARE resistance???

Discussion in 'Lens Lust' started by Nuteshack, Jul 1, 2007.

  1. Nuteshack

    Nuteshack Guest

    i have no clue really but suspect by mere design alone the tamron 90 macro might very well be near the top:cool: 

    this lens tends to shine in even the harshest of conditions:biggrin:
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  2. Fisheye lenses...
  3. Nuteshack

    Nuteshack Guest

    i'll take your word on that ..never used one, just flipping through the images makes me dizzy ..lol
  4. rubendparra

    rubendparra Guest

    agree with nb , altough the image has some flare other lenses are more prone to flare in the same condition , that's one of the reason i prefer the 17-35 over the 17-55 for landscape

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  5. In my collection its probebly the 17-35/2,8 Nikkor.

    worst ? Nikkor 50mm/1,8D without doubt :) 

  6. rubendparra

    rubendparra Guest

    nice portrait (without flare) 50 1.8?? , i guess more important than the glass prone of flare is the hood , there are lot of bad and good designed hood.
  7. Yes the 50mm/1,8D. A hood would most likely not help in this case since the sun would be hitting the front element anyway due to the angle i shot it at.

    Then on the other hand, the flare was intentional in this shot.

    Here is another flare shot but less centered.

    Nice shot btw!

    /Paul L.
  8. Kerry Pierce

    Kerry Pierce

    Jan 7, 2006
    IME, the sigma 18-50 f/2.8 EX, the 24-120vr and the 80-400vr have some of the best flare handling characteristics of the lenses that I own. Here's a sample from the 18-50.

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  9. cwilt


    Apr 24, 2005
    Denver, CO
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