Don’t worry, ‘Star Wars’ fans: J.J. Abrams promises minimal lens flare



That’s how many lens flares appear in Star Trek, as Stephen Colbert told J.J. Abrams during a spirited Saturday evening fundraiser for New Jersey’s Montclair Film Festival. It’s something Abrams has been dinged about in a number of his more recent films, including Super 8 and both Treks, so Colbert called him on it during their two-hour chat.

If that term is unfamiliar to you, here’s what it looks like in Trek:

Star Trek lens flare

Image: Paramount Pictures

Notice the way the light kind of washes over the frame? That’s the visual after effect of light scatter in a lens, and it’s called lens flare. …

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