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Sunglasses are a Filter!

When you were removing summer clothes, I hope you didn't remove your sunglasses, either. Because you will need them as you will be listening to my little tips. If you are ready to walk around with sunglasses in the middle of the winter, I will tell you.

Photo by merveengin

All you need is a sunglasses for this technique which is so simple and also fun. Yes that’s it! Now, I am giving a few suggestions on what you can do and how you can do.

1- As a filter:

Photo by merveengin

For instance, above the photo, I kept the glass portion of sunglasses in front of the lens (that should completely cover it). Its effect is such as a redscale roll’s. If the weather is more cloudy, you can get much darker and much more saturated tones.

2- Burning effect in the photo:

Photo by merveengin

If you are a fan of analog who like burning effects but have never had one of them before, the sunglasses will help you again. I used a red rim for this photo and kept its red part in front of the lens wherever I want. Bam! That’s the result! I had the photo which was perfectly okay but looked like burned. Of course, you can use anything which is red or yellow for this second technique.

Throw in your bag a sunglasses while going to take photos, I’d say give it a try.

written by merveengin and translated by kablelvuku

2 comments

  1. bsdunek

    bsdunek

    And if they are polorized, they can be used to add contrast to skies, remove some reflections, and in general, give many interesting effects. Just rotate them until you see the effect you like and hold them over the lens in that position.

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  2. guitarmanadam

    guitarmanadam

    I love using sunglasses as filters. Can add great contrast against bright skys! http://www.lomography.com/homes/guitarmanadam/photos/17814188
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