Sometimes you try something and it works. This picture was taken last year whilst I was waiting for a friend at Carfax. I thought that it would be interesting to see what happened if I took a picture through the lens of my sunglasses. As the lens is prescription rather than plain, the outcome was anything but a foregone conclusion.

But it worked. This is the original …

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Original

… and this is the cropped version. I took several pictures before realising that the best results came from including brightly coloured clothing – this lady’s pink top picked up the colour from the frame. The polarisation of the lens intensified the colours, contributing to the sense of hotness and summery-ness.

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Cropped