Photographing subjects with the sun in the background.

Started Jul 6, 2012 | Discussions thread
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gphoto1 New Member • Posts: 21
Photographing subjects with the sun in the background.

I want to achieve a crisp silhouette like image with the sun in the background. In this case, I wanted to also capture the reflection in the water. Obviously, it didn't work...

This is the second time I have tried photographing a reflection with the sun in the background but all I seem to end up with is unwanted coloured circles and a sun that looks more like a bright yellow star!

How do I prevent this from happening and could someone help me as to where I am going wrong?

Any kind of feedback would be appreciated.

Cheers, G.

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