1. kvisintine's Avatar
    Whenever I am in a low light setting facing a street light or similar a very small light speck shows up in my photos away from the light source. Does anyone know if this is normal or an actual defect? Takes great pictures any other time. I am unable to post a link to Imgur in this comment but I do have examples. Edit: I think I figured out how to attach photos here. Edit 2: It does this on the front and rear camera as well.
    S8 Camera Bug in Low Light-20170625_223429.jpgS8 Camera Bug in Low Light-20170625_223406.jpg
    blemoon42 likes this.
    06-25-2017 10:49 PM
  2. SpookDroid's Avatar
    Might be lens flare, but the second picture looks bad! That looks like a puddle or plastic cap (unless the wrong thing is circled). When you do flash pics outdoors you might see dust specs bounce off the light in your picture, but I don't think this is the case because the light source is not coming from your camera.

    Not a lens defect or dead pixel either or it would be in the same spot all the time. But it might be dust on the lens or something that causes and exaggerated flare effect with the longer exposure time for low-light photography.
    06-25-2017 11:35 PM
  3. kvisintine's Avatar
    It's extremely annoying. I don't think I'll be taking pictures in this situation often but still shouldn't happen. I forgot to mention it does this on the front camera too. Does that ring any bells for you? I've searched the internet but I don't see many s8 camera problems.
    06-26-2017 01:49 AM
  4. SpookDroid's Avatar
    If it's a lens flare, there's not much you can do and it's not a 'defect', that's just how light reflects on lenses. I haven't seen any weird defects or artifacts on my low-light pictures, at least not ones that look like a hole in the picture like your second one.
    06-26-2017 02:22 AM

Similar Threads

  1. Sprint Galaxy S8 For those who connected their S8/+ to their pc...
    By uncreativeartist in forum Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8+
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 06-30-2017, 05:15 PM
  2. How fast does the camera focus in low light?
    By flyingkytez in forum LG G6
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 06-29-2017, 11:38 PM
  3. Replies: 1
    Last Post: 06-25-2017, 10:11 PM
  4. Where do I find landscape mode on my s8
    By AC Question in forum Ask a Question
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 06-25-2017, 10:09 PM
  5. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 06-25-2017, 07:35 PM
LINK TO POST COPIED TO CLIPBOARD