Weekly Photography Challenge - Lens Flare

Weekly Photography Challenge – Lens Flare


Earlier I shared a set of images using lens flare as an element of the photograph. In most cases you want to avoid the sun hitting the lens, but sometimes it can be used to your benefit to create an image with warmth and depth.

So now is your chance.

The weekly challenge this week is lens flare!

Need some help? Here are a few articles to give you some lens flare tips:

Here are a few more lens flare images to get you started:

By Sean Molin

By Brian Wolfe

By Frank Wuestefeld

By Seth Rader

By János Csongor Kerekes

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Darlene Hildebrandt is an educator who teaches aspiring amateurs and hobbyists how to improve their skills through articles on her site Digital Photo Mentor, online photography classes, and travel tours to exotic places like Peru (Aug 31st - Sept 13th, 2019), Thailand, and India (Oct 28th - Nov 11th, 2019). To help you at whatever level you're at she has two email mini-courses. Sign up for her free beginner OR portrait photography email mini-course here. Or get both, no charge!