I like lens flare. I know it's trendy right now and some people find it abhorrent, but I think it has its place in a series of photos. The other day, however, I had someone send me a private message via Facebook about the photo posted above. It was someone I had met, but not someone I really knew. They gave me a long explanation about how the look was "just a trend" and how it's going to look "silly" in a couple years.