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03-02-2014, 06:37 PM   #1
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Preset or filter? photo effect

I have seen this effect on many photos and like it a lot for certain situations, but I am not sure how it was done: filter, photoshop preset? The really light hazy effect...

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Probably easiest to control it in Post Processing. You can get a hazy, lower contrast look (lens flare) by having sun in the frame-- especially with older single coated or uncoated lenses.

Alas, with Pentax and their superior coating since the Super Takumars, it may be a bit tricky.
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Looks like garden variety flare. Use a cheap filter and shoot into the sun. It is easy...been doing it for years.

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Can be done with Lightroom.

Here's a link to a preset for it which i've seen while browsing on t'internets.
Lightroom Presets – Sunflare Glow Effect | Lightroom Killer Tips

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That effect might work for one or two images, but more than that and it starts to really get annoying.
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QuoteOriginally posted by rawr Quote
That effect might work for one or two images, but more than that and it starts to really get annoying.
Agreed - too many and it looks more like you ruined the whole roll.

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