Quote Originally Posted by Jüri View Post
I mentioned it in the first post.
Yes you did. But the Helios 44-2 is a single coated lens and has a reputation of being prone to flare. My post was therefore meant to be a rhetorical question. Perhaps I should have been clearer about my intent. If you look closely at professional photographers at work you will notice that they use a lens hood much more often than amateur photographers. When you really have to get a photograph you appreciate devices such as lenshoods.