Lens Flare of Bright Sun

Lens flare from the sun is normally a photographer's worst nightmare - ruining the shot and affecting the contrast. This is one of my favourite lens flare examples, and ends up being a half decent photo. How to shoot photos in bright sun? Use a lens cover to shade the sun.

You can see how the flare from the sun has reflected around the lens, producing spots and rays which cover up a lot of the rest of the scene, and darken the overall picture. However, this accentuates the brightness of the sun and demonstrates how it was beating down that day.

Lens Flare of Bright Sun

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Uploaded 13/07/06 08:06:53 PM

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