1. fastgoat2006's Avatar
    I recently got a note 5. I was on campus this last Sunday to try out the camera. I noticed a green dot that would appear in every pictures where there was sunlight in the picture. I tried different setting but never could get rid of it. I don't remember having this issue on my note 4. Anyone having this problem? Any help is greatly appreciated. I attached a photo with an example. Left-middle part of the photo.

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    Attached Thumbnails Green dot on photos.-136.jpg  
    01-05-2016 06:58 AM
  2. sh007g4's Avatar
    i have the same green dot in my sun shots as well...
    01-05-2016 08:28 AM
  3. RogMoore's Avatar
    I don't see any green dots on your attachment, can you highlight it?
    01-05-2016 08:33 AM
  4. DX9's Avatar
    I don't see any green dots on your attachment, can you highlight it?
    Really? You can't see to big dot middle to left side of the pic?
    01-05-2016 08:42 AM
  5. sh007g4's Avatar
    Look on tree trunk

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    01-05-2016 08:50 AM
  6. sh007g4's Avatar
    Another shot of green dot

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    01-05-2016 08:51 AM
  7. Nsh222's Avatar
    I also have that Green dot when shooting photos only in which direct light is focused towards the lens.
    It is probably because of the reflection of light on the lens. I have a similar effect of bluish green dot on my spectacle lenses. 😁

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    01-05-2016 09:25 AM
  8. fastgoat2006's Avatar
    The arrow is indicating the dot.

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    01-05-2016 09:45 AM
  9. sh007g4's Avatar
    Must be different glass composition, did not have this on my note 2 or 3.
    ...nonetheless this camera is awesome!
    01-05-2016 10:11 AM
  10. fastgoat2006's Avatar
    Yea I don't remember it being on my Note 4 neither. Anything to we can do to lessen the effect?

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    01-05-2016 10:20 AM
  11. msndrstood's Avatar
    Aliens. Or a ghost. Maybe a time traveler. 😨

    Seriously, I haven't noticed it on mine but I'll look for it on my next outdoors shot.
    01-05-2016 10:26 AM
  12. sh007g4's Avatar
    you are not misunderstood msndrstood...time travel could be the very latest feature on the note 5 with this last update! I like it... !!
    If anybody has an opportunity to take a pic of the sun...er...ah... or do time travel, please post your results...
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    01-05-2016 10:48 AM
  13. mhunter6378's Avatar
    Maybe it's an orb...
    Attached Thumbnails Green dot on photos.-1452027601309.jpg  
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    01-05-2016 03:00 PM
  14. bertsirkin's Avatar
    The arrow is indicating the dot.

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    Is this the same picture as in the original post? The green dot is in a DIFFERENT location.
    01-06-2016 07:31 AM
  15. RogMoore's Avatar
    Ya, I see it now, I think that you have dropped your mobile and damaged the inner lens.
    01-06-2016 09:19 AM
  16. fastgoat2006's Avatar
    Nope hasnt been dropped. I see others are having the same issue. Anyone know of a fix or a way to minimize it?

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    01-06-2016 11:53 AM
  17. jgraves1107's Avatar
    Could be a reflection bounced back from the inside of the lens.
    01-06-2016 11:57 AM
  18. mhunter6378's Avatar
    Nope hasnt been dropped. I see others are having the same issue. Anyone know of a fix or a way to minimize it?
    First let me say I'm not a professional photographer or anywhere close, I just take pictures for my own enjoyment and memories. I'm sure there are some here that can answer this far better then me. But from my experience what your seeing here is just lens flare caused by the bright sunlight. I've linked an article that explains it. Also, here are two pictures I just took. One is standing in the sunlight and the other standing shaded under my porch. Both are of the same area, only difference being the camera lens was shaded from the sunlight in the second image. Hope this helps. https://photographylife.com/what-is-ghosting-and-flare

    Green dot on photos.-image-1-.jpg
    Green dot on photos.-image-2-.jpg
    01-06-2016 01:26 PM
  19. fastgoat2006's Avatar
    Thanks guys. I just wanted to make sure it wasn't just mine.

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    01-07-2016 09:21 AM
  20. wookiee2cu's Avatar
    The dots are in different locations so it's not the lens, I'm into photography and the effect is called lens flare and happens quite often when shooting into direct sunlight or the sun is slightly off to the side. Nothing wrong with your phone.
    01-07-2016 04:55 PM

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