iPhone 4 camera lens flare when using LED flash

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by IAmJIve, Jun 28, 2010.

  1. macrumors newbie

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    Jun 14, 2010
    #1
    I was playing around with the flash on the camera when it wsa dark out and noticed a problem. When the pictures takes the led appears to not only light up what im taking a picture of but also putting a glare on the photo too making it hazy. I think this is due to the camera and led sharing the same glass cover and some of the light from the led is diffusing over the camera.

    At first I thought this was reflection from the Speck case I have on my phone. I took it off and I have the same results. Also, yes, the glass is clean so that's not it.

    Has anyone else had this issue when using the flash with the camera?
     
  2. macrumors newbie

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    Jun 22, 2010
    #2
    Move your finger away from the flash or else it will reflect the light back into the lens at an odd angle making the photo wash out.
     
  3. macrumors member

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    Jun 9, 2009
    #3
    Have you taken the protective plastic off that came on the back of the phone?

    Other than that, I get no glare in my pictures.
     
  4. macrumors 65816

    Benji222

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    #4
    This, i peel mine back to take a picture until my ZAGG shield arrives
     
  5. macrumors member

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    Jun 21, 2010
    #5
    I just cut that corner off.
     
  6. macrumors newbie

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    Mar 7, 2009
    #6
    I had the same problem. Than I noticed the flash was reflecting off the inside edge of the case I bought with the phone. Took the case off and problem solved. I'm returning the case and waiting till someone can get it right.
     

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