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Streetlights that look green with camera « on: September 23, 2017, 10:44:55 AM » Author: micole66
Hello, what discharge lamps look green at camera? mercury vapor, high pressure sodium or metal halide?
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Re: Streetlights that look green with camera « Reply #1 on: September 23, 2017, 10:57:56 AM » Author: 589
Clear merc definitely does, sometimes DX doesn't depending on ambient lighting.
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Re: Streetlights that look green with camera « Reply #2 on: September 24, 2017, 01:22:16 AM » Author: tolivac
I have gotten the green tint with MH lamps,too-just let the camera white balance again.
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Re: Streetlights that look green with camera « Reply #3 on: September 24, 2017, 05:02:42 AM » Author: dor123
The camera sees the yellow mercury lines as green. This is the reason why mercury and some metal halide lamps, looks green through the camera.
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