COLD SUN, WINTER COMING

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The cold sun in the sky and afternoon shadows herald a chilly night. Snow coming soon.

I don’t get the sun’s rays or star by using a special filter. I use just a skylight filter to protect my lens and not on every lens, either. I can get the star effect by angling the camera when the sun is in front of me. I have to twiddle with the position of the camera until I see the star and then shoot. It’s not a special effect, just optics.



Categories: Blackstone Valley, Home, Nature, Photography, Weather

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  1. Whatever it is, I LOVE it. I shoot pictures on the generic whatever setting, so I’m impressed!

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    • I really just wanted to tell people you can make that happen by just playing around with the angle of the camera when you shoot into the sun. It takes a little practice, but anyone can do it … automatic camera or not!

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  2. Lovely shot, yes winter is HERE! Hope you’re snug as a bug.

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  3. Cold here at 40 degrees…can’t imagine what you are about to experience! Are you both finally over sickness?

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  4. That’s really cool! I thought you needed one of those filters with the crossed lines to do that.

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    • Nope. YOu just need to have the sun in front and slightly to the side. The hard part is avoiding excessive chromatic abberration too. You need to use the LCD and not a viewfinder to see it.

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