Lens flare is a phenomenon that happens when light is scattered from a bright light source and creates colored circles, rings, starbursts, etc. on the trot. In photography, lens flare can be generated by a bright light entering the camera lens and hitting the camera sensor.
Lens flare has the magic to produce a visual appeal in your images. If you wish to add lens flare to your photography, all you have to do is a point and shoot your photos toward the sunlight or any artificial light source like a flashlight. With this method, your photography is likely to boast lens flare.
Lens flare can inject a warm softness to backlit portraits, create exceptional landscape shots, and let you notch up a cinematic or sun-drenched appearance. And you know the best part? Besides bringing out lens flare to your image with a camera, you can even produce it with Adobe Photoshop!
This is exactly what we will walk you through in this tutorial. So, let’s get started…