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Error Code:

Production Error - Lens Smudge 

Description:

"Lens Smudge" is dirt, oil, debris, etc., which is physically on the camera lens that is visible in the captured image.

Impact:

Lens Smudge impacts the Content Quality of the asset. Customer experience will be negatively affected if the incurred Lens Smudge is large and severe enough to obscure on-screen action. This issue is rarely creative intent and is a result of dirty equipment during production. Any video derived from this asset will contain Lens Smudge.

Severity Structure:

FYI

Minor or indiscernible.

Issue

Smudge obscures content on-screen or is very noticeable.

How to Prevent:                          

Use protective filters on lenses and clean often. Re-shoot if noticed on set, in order to have clean footage to work with. 

Solution:

Affected footage must be corrected, using whatever means necessary.

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