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Backpacker
Posts: 738

clean your optics....remove that flare from direct source light...

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hi all,

 

hope you are well and enjoy Hero6 and Hero5 at least as much I do....Smiley Wink

 

something bothered me from the moment I filmed for the first time street lights during the night...hero6 was from the beginning worst than hero5....

that strange flare, rays, that appears around ....light sources...

 

so I decide to clean the lens and the lens cover outside and inside....

 

before cleaning:

 

nonclean.jpg

 

 

after cleaning:

 

clean.jpg

 

yes I know....some use $$$ filters to obtain that flare, the "before cleaning" efects....Smiley Embarassed

 

lucky me, I do still have the DSLR sensor cleaning kit with Eclipse optical solution and swabs ...and now I'm glad I did not throw it after selling the DSLR equipment....

with these, I was sure I do not harm the optics....

 

trust me...the swab was gray after cleaning.... inside also was some kind of grease on the lens cover....can be seen in the picture... 

 

20171109_000709.jpg

 

 

both hero5 and 6 images look now better !!!!!!!!

 

just me,

robert 

 

 

Hiker
Posts: 159

Re: clean your optics....remove that flare from direct source light...

Thankyou robert, nice tip! 

 

Andrea

Hiker
Posts: 159

Re: clean your optics....remove that flare from direct source light...

i've cleaned my new Hero 6 with Eclispe and SensorSwab..then with Lenspen ... it was already perfect no gray pattern or other problems.. :)

 

Andrea