Canon EF 50mm, f1.8 - prone to flare?

Discussion in '35mm Cameras and Accessories' started by BradS, Sep 28, 2005.

  1. BradS

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    A little while back, I kind inherited (relative "went digital") a Canon Eos Rebel Ti with the kit zoom lens. This is my first and only auto-focus, auto-exposure, auto-pick-your-nose slr and I was kind of shy with it at first.

    I picked up a cheapie 50mm Canon AF lens for it the other day and have been using it as a big point & shoot. Hey, for $90 out the door for a brand new lens...you can't go wrong - right?

    This lens seems to be excessively prone to flare. Anybody else notice this?
     
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    Not really...I haven't noticed anything special about this lens when it comes to flare...
     
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    No not at all, as every lens it should be used with a hood but it's not very prone to flair in my opinion (i have the old version) and I used it a lot (with and without a hood)..

    Kind regards,

    Onno