Petzval Week

Behind the scenes: Fun with Flare

Quite accidentally, I ended up with a couple of shots that demonstrate the flare characteristics of the Petzval on film (aka full frame).

This, of course, is something most competent lens testers would do as a matter of course. But I’m not a lens tester: I’m a (hack) photographer.

I don’t test. I shoot.

Petzval flare 1|©JamesECockroft-20150228The blue and black marks in the bottom third and the swirls in the upper right are unrelated…



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