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Morning too you,
I am sure the sun was behind me, I have other pictures taken at the same place which show where the sun was.
Do you have pictures like this then, maybe you could show us and we can compare.
I am sure the sun was behind me, I have other pictures taken at the same place which show where the sun was. Do you have pictures like this then, maybe you could show us and we can compare.
In addition to the shadows, take a look at the tall green plants on the right side of the frame about half way up. They look dark towards the bottom, particularly on the left side, indicating the sun is behind them ie. in front of the camera. The trees on the left show a similar effect. If the sun was on them, behind the camera, they would not show extensive areas of dark green.
I don't have time to go through my photos to look for lens flare examples - I don't label them in that way unfortunately.
It's my opinion, based on the photo itself and extensive experience with lens flare. I leave it up to you to decide.
Just had another browse at lens flares and cant see any that look similar ... Are you sure you don't have an example? Im not saying it is not a flare but untill I can see one that looks like this Im not convinced :) Happy shopping shopper...
When it comes to anomalous photographs I must bow to Mysteryshoppers experience in the matter, which far exceeds my own.
I found this example of lens flare:
Go to Flickr (http://www.flickr.com/) and type "lens flare" in the Search field and you will find hundreds of examples.
Yet another time I must fully agree with Mysteryshopper, I must be getting old...
No, seriously, it's a good example of lens flare. If you want a good description of the physics behind the phenomenon in very simple terms go here: www.cambridgeincolour.com/tutorials/lens-flare.htm
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"Louhi spoke in riddled tones of three things to achieve: find and catch the Devil's Moose and bring it here to me. Seize the Stallion born of Fire, harness the Golden Horse. He captured and bound the Moose, he tamed the Golden Horse. Still there remained one final task: hunt for the Bird from the Stream of Death"
-Kalevala, Rune XIII-
I have never seen anything like it especially being blue. However whatever it is it looks lovely.
Lens flare. I agree too. Now, if you'll excuse me, I'll go kick myself for agreeing with Mysteryshopper...
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Agreeing with Mysteryshopper? Are you feeling alright Baron?
Eh, I think we all know stranger things have happened...
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