How to snap the per­fect sun­rise

Mt Druitt - St Mary's Standard (East) - - FRONT PAGE -

THE Canon Col­lec­tive ex­perts have of­fered some top tips on how to take the per­fect morn­ing shot for #Snap­Syd­ney this week.

● Sil­hou­ettes work bril­liantly for sun­rises. Aim your camera at a bright light source, then let the sub­ject of the shot turn black to cre­ate this strik­ing ef­fect.

● Head to your lo­cal cafe. You can find all kinds of fan­tas­tic colours and con­trasts here. Try to cap­ture the tex­tures in the walls, colour choices and ma­te­ri­als used, wait for the right mo­ment, then snap.

● Most peo­ple think you can’t ac­tu­ally shoot into the sun but do­ing so cre­ates a halo around the sub­ject, pro­duc­ing a “sun flare” which can make for a great shot.

● Morn­ings mean longer shad­ows. Aim your camera at the ground to cap­ture the shad­ows. More tips and tricks snap­syd­

Picture: Bill Hearne

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