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Subject: Re: Is there an easy way to stop this light scatter ghosting in all
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On 2017-12-14 11:48, Arthur Wood wrote:
> Is there an easy way to stop this light scatter sparkling in all my photos
> & videos of engine valves. What specifically is causing all the ghosting
> and sparkling?
> 
> I'm using just a shop light and a mobile phone to video (without flash) and
> photograph (with and without flash) an engine problem where all the photos
> have this shiny glare no matter what angle I put the light or phone with
> respect to the valves - and whether or not I use flash.
> 
> https://www.turboimagehost.com/p/36857792/engine_bay1.jpg.html
> https://www.turboimagehost.com/p/36857793/engine_bay2.jpg.html
> https://www.turboimagehost.com/p/36857794/engine_bay3.jpg.html
> https://www.turboimagehost.com/p/36857795/engine_bay4.jpg.html
> https://www.turboimagehost.com/p/36857796/engine_bay5.jpg.html
> https://www.turboimagehost.com/p/36857797/engine_bay6.jpg.html
> https://www.turboimagehost.com/p/36857798/engine_bay7.jpg.html
> https://www.turboimagehost.com/p/36857799/engine_bay8.jpg.html
> https://www.turboimagehost.com/p/36857800/engine_bay9.jpg.html
> https://www.turboimagehost.com/p/36857801/engine_bay10.jpg.html
> 
> The original thread is here, where it also contains video with the same
> problem, but the photos above show the problem enough.
> <http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1181089>
> 
> Is there an easy way to stop this light scatter ghosting in all my photos &
> videos of engine valves.

Haven't read all the replies but my first question would be: is your 
lens impeccably clean?