How to Prevent Lens Flare

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The photographer’s universal question. How to prevent lens flare? In this video, professional outdoor photographer, Ian Plant, shows you tips and techniques for preventing lens flare.

In the South Dakota Badlands, Ian sets up to shoot a landscape at an extreme wide angle, but the sunlight is striking the lens glass. Result? Lens flare. He shows you how your hand can shade the lens, or also how to use your entire body to block the lens flare as you trip the camera shutter with a cable release.

Join pro shooter, Ian Plant, who shows you how to prevent lens flare when shooting with the ultra wide angle lens.


See all of the videos in our Ultra-Wide Landscape Course:

Ultra-Wide Landscape – Course Preview
Introduction to Ultra Wide Angle Photography
When to Use an Ultra Wide Angle Lens
Shooting Near and Far with an Ultra Wide Angle Lens
Focus Stacking Photography with an Ultra Wide Lens
How to Prevent Lens Flare
Shooting Interiors with an Ultra Wide Lens
Retouching Focus Stacked Images
Setting Up Your Tripod for Use on Ground Level
Blending Exposures Using Photoshop
Wide Angle Lens Distortion Correction