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This pages looks at flare control with the Sony FE 135mm f/1.8 GM when shooting towards the sun.
In general, long lenses are very unhappy with direct sunlight. The Sony FE 135mm f/1.8 GM is no exception, being extremely prone to flare with any non-image-forming light. Always shield the front lens element from any bright light.
Flare series, differing angle to sun.
Lens hood attached as usual, no filter.
Toggle to see nine different frames at declining angles ot the sun.
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