Detection, on 07 October 2012 - 17:40, said:
I`m not saying I couldn't create the same effect as +jamesyfx but I've have never had that happen with any photo I've taken with my phone yet
All cameras can do it at the right (or should that be wrong?) angle. This is what lens hoods
prevent on DSLRs.
However, my understanding is that the angle at which it occurs or the "range" of angles could differ from camera to camera. I know I had lots of flare issues with a LG feature phone camera, but my Canon 600D has had no issues so far when used without a lens hood. Someone with more experience than me may be able to clarify this.