Wow, thank you, Glenn! I'm honored by your kind words. I haven't been on here very much of late ... ah, life and it's challenges, but your comment encouraged me to 'keep it up'! I've also been looking through your gallery as well ... I so enjoy seeing what others capture on their travels. Your images are wonderful, and I admire your perspective!
"Awesome shot Earl, I love the golden tone of the sun burst effect.
Sometimes you can avoid these lens flare a slight angle to either side of the sun. Also, it happens a lot when you're stack filters together. Did you have a polarizer on…"