What about the camera is causing it to display the flickering lights in my studio as rainbow colors? Does the chip pick up other wavelengths? /sci/ wasn't much help
I don't know.
But I get similar "rainbow" colors when photographing my LED lighting at fast shutter speeds.
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>what is white light made of?
You guys call yourself photographers ..