5 Lens Flare Photography Tips | Mobile Photography | Scoop.it

If you’re shooting into the light, then you’re going to encounter lens flare at some time or another. This happens when you’re looking at the sun, or even just a single light source, such as a flashlight.

Often lens flare is undesired, and it can be removed with a simple trick, but for the purpose of this post, we want it.

Shoot into the Sun

This is something I’ve written about in the past, and the main points you want to remember is to use spot metering mode on your subject, and expose accordingly. By that, I mean that if you want to prevent your subject from becoming a silhouette, then it’s best to set your to camera manual, and adjust the exposure yourself.