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Old Feb 16, 2010, 11:19 PM   #1
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If I paint my lens white inside would it make my camera better for night time use?
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Old Feb 16, 2010, 11:28 PM   #2
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No. The flat black is to prevent internal reflections from off-angle light which enters the lens. Painting it white would make the reflections more likely, causing a lot of ghosting and ruining contrast.

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Old Feb 16, 2010, 11:33 PM   #3
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OK thanks. The camera I use is a P&S by Aiptek. Takes great pictures and good video, but is just horrible for night use.
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But if you painted it white on the outside, it would take better sports photos.
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Old Feb 17, 2010, 8:00 AM   #5
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but if you painted it white on the outside, it would take better sports photos.
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But if you painted it white on the outside, it would take better sports photos.
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