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Fridays Child Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-08-06 08:17 PM
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Okay. What is that green thing...
...in my sunset picture?

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Fridays Child Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-08-06 08:28 PM
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1. Anyone? Anyone?
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HarukaTheTrophyWife Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-08-06 08:30 PM
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2. Bueller? Bueller?
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Deja Q Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-08-06 08:30 PM
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3. Lens flare from the camera
Reflection of the light going into the lens from an angle.

The lens also contains many glass elements, which makes the green pattern a smaller reflection of itself as it continues down
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Fridays Child Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-08-06 08:32 PM
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5. Damn. I like the picture except for that.
:(

Thanks for the information, though. :)
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Lady Freedom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-08-06 08:41 PM
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9. You can see if you can clean it up useing photoshop pro
If you are good enough with it. if not get a hold of a pro.
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Lady Freedom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-08-06 08:40 PM
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8. We have a winner!!
Yepper that is what it is. I have many pics like that from my first photo class from way back.
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hickman Donating Member (904 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-08-06 08:31 PM
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4. Another airplane dump.
It'll land in the hills with the rest.
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hippywife Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-08-06 08:38 PM
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6. Looks like a reflection on
your lens. :shrug:
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Dangerously Amused Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-08-06 08:38 PM
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7. An alien head. Tilted to the left.




Screaming.




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Fridays Child Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-08-06 09:38 PM
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11. That's funny because that's exactly where my mind went, too.
It reminded me of when I "photoshopped" this picture of a bubble nebula (I think that's what it was called, anyway):



Oops! Wrong alien! I meant to show you this one:



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Dangerously Amused Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-08-06 10:31 PM
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12. GMTA!




























Yeah, like it's a "lens flare." Riiiiight.


:eyes:





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Whoa_Nelly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-08-06 08:42 PM
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10. Here's the answer, and it's really very interesting
Edited on Sun Oct-08-06 08:43 PM by Whoa_Nelly
http://durhamregion.typepad.com/astronomy/2006/06/the_m...

The Mysterious Green Flash
Today, our guest John Hicks joins us to explain an interesting and unusual effect known as "The Green Flash". This unusual phenomena can be seen in the right atmospheric conditions as the sun sets.

Read more about it at the link
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