If you enjoy outdoor photography, the current hazy spell is probably getting you down. Don’t despair. There are unique photographic opportunities hidden behind the haze. Better still, if you are the owner of an Olympus camera with built-in Art Filters, just turn the dial to Dramatic Tone Filter. It literally adds drama to any drab scenery…
Sunshine, haze and the art filter combined to create a surreal atmosphere at this popular recreation park.
It certainly wasn’t romantic morning mist. The filter rendered the afternoon smog into layered textures that resemble an ancient Chinese landscape painting. I shot this with a long lens from the balcony.
The Petronas Twin Towers are like a beacon on a misty ocean. Strangely but wonderfully, the filter rendered all colours in monochrome except the traffic lights. It seems some Malaysians misheard Tony Christie’s “Is This The Way To Amarillo?” when it first aired.
See also: The Art of Art Filters
All pictures photographed with the Olympus Pen E-PL2 by & © TV Smith
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