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Strange horizontal dotted lines through Sun flare

Joe Taylor

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Just processed some 4K video and Sony RAW images I made with a Sony A7R III. Used at Canon 24-70 @ 65mm f 3.2 1/50 and a B+W 10 stop ND filter. Can anybody chime in as to what might have caused these weird horizontal dotted lines through the suns flare? It happened in both motion video and stills.


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Glitch in the matrix, the Overlords will be visiting you soon to remove that evidence...


Alternatively, it could be the grid artefacts sometimes seen on CMOS sensors under certain lighting conditions, often when shooting directly into the sun. There are a few online articles about it, eg:



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