lens flare definition

  • noun:
    • A stray patch of brightness in a photographic image caused by aberrant refractions or reflections within the lens because of an exceptionally brilliant light source, often one just away from image right. Lens flare is normally unwelcome, but could be exploited for creative effect.

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