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This page looks at veiling flare of the Hasselblad XCD 35-75mm f/3.5-4.5 when shot towards the sun. All images used the lens hood, no filters were used, and the lens was spotlessly clean.
Unshaded = lens hood attached but no other protection
Shaded = lens hood attached, hand blocking direct sunlight from striking from of lens.
Identical exposure and processing for shaded/unshaded images.
Flare @ 75mm
The Hasselblad XCD 35-75mm f/3.5-4.5 delivers unacceptable veiling flare when shooting towards the sun (sun outside frame) unless extra precautions are taken to shield the front element from direct sunlight.
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