Sun Flare - Photography Contest [63 entries]

Peep Picture

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Contest goal:

"When you take a photograph and direct sunlight contacts the many pieces of glass in your lens, it usually creates reflections and flares in your photographs. This is called sun flare." For some photographs, this can be a problem. However, sometimes that flare makes the shot much more interesting. For this challenge, show us your photographs where sun flare is a desirable natural effect. Mind your eyes, though. Don't go staring into the sun too much! This page has some great examples of sun flare images:.

Status: finished. Check out the winners below!
Suggested by: photogirl723

lincemiope: I wonder if you can use glasses or filters, external to the machine ( 5 years and 1843 days ago )
Contest Moderator: I would say no to external filters, such as star effect...let's keep it to original shots, this is not a hard technique... ( 5 years and 1841 days ago )
photogirl723: I see lots of sunsets....not really sunflare. ( 5 years and 1835 days ago )
Contest Moderator: There is some flare there, unless the sun is perfectly sharp, which is almost impossible...If you didn't want sunset photos, then add that to the description next time and don't wait until the END of the contest to comment on it. Be more precise in your descriptions and we can accommodate your ideas or requests...otherwise, we mods are not psychics, we have to go by the description YOU provide and interpret it as best we can without being able to read your mind.

Sorry to sound harsh, but, how can you wait 8 days to make a comment on a contest such as that and you never included that in the description? Well, my best accordingly then. (and write clearer, more defined contest goals in the future) ( 5 years and 1835 days ago )
Wayne Cheah: Dear Mod. Quote:- " can you wait 8 days to make a comment..." That, my friend, is a woman' prerogative, at least from where I come from ( 5 years and 1835 days ago )

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Peep - created by Wayne Cheah

Favs: 1SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 1/63Score: 68.4% (39)15281 views

(5 years and 1840 days ago)

Misty Sunrise Flare - created by poetress59

Misty Sunrise Flare
Favs: 1SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 2/63Score: 68.2% (34)9032 views

The sun rises with mist in the field behind the trees. (5 years and 1842 days ago)

No comments yet... Be the first!Misty, Sunrise, Flare

Illuminate - created by TwilightMuse

Favs: 0SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 3/63Score: 68.1% (29)6844 views

(5 years and 1835 days ago)

End of day... going home... - created by MarcosSanchez

End of day... going home...
Favs: 0SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 4/63Score: 68% (23)8694 views

(5 years and 1842 days ago)

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Deep Woods Morning - created by kyricom

Deep Woods Morning
Favs: 0SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 5/63Score: 66.8% (17)7457 views

(5 years and 1840 days ago)