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In Topic: Interesting Reflection

25 March 2018 - 12:14 AM

Hey everyone - I'm quite new to underwater photography, but not to photography in general. 
I just took my new Ikelite housing, along with a Tokina 11-16 lens in an 8" dome port out for a spin yesterday in some pretty silty fresh water.  I ended up with some pretty interesting shots, however an interesting occurance resulted in most of my photos.  There is a reflection of the front of my lens in almost all of my photos.
After calling Ikelite, I was told that I was shooting at an 'improper angle' to the sun, and that if I correct that, it should be rectified.  Although I can see the validity to this, I find it hard to believe that all 66 photos were taken at the same 'improper angle' to the sun.
I've gone through a couple other ideas in my head, and I'm left with only one thing I think may help.  So to make a short story long..... Should I remove the UV filter from the lens!?!?!?
Thanks for any advice!

I used to get this all the time with my 8" dome ikelite using a 10-17 and 10-22.
Never found a fix other than permanent marker on the lens writing. I never fully cured it.

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