No polarizer? Mafi mushkala!

While wandering around Shobek castle the other day, I wanted to photograph a tunnel. There was a little problem with this: I was exhausted from Petra weekend and the idea of lugging around my SLR through another set of ruins made me have a tired.

It wasn’t happening. Good thing I like the camera on my phone. Bad thing that my phone does a terrible job of adjusting for varied light.

This was the result before I had a brilliant idea:


This was the result after I had a brilliant idea:


The difference? Sunglasses to the rescue. Turns out they make an awesome polarizer in a pinch. Just hold the sunglasses in front of your lens and all your colours will pop the way they should!

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