I took these photos today when walking on Dartmoor to illustrate how wearing our polarized copper clip on sunglasses can help to enhance your perception of contrast and definition in conditions of winter sunshine.
View without clip-on lenses is hazy
Here you see the view without wearing the clip-on lenses, taken at about 2:30 pm on a bright, sunny day in December when the long shadows cast by the sun make for a hazy view:
Enhanced contrast and definition when viewed through polarized copper lenses
The concept of flip up sunglasses is so simple, yet it is the most flexible and versatile way for anyone who wears glasses to control the level of glare entering their eyes from the sun.
In full sun you can wear them down to provide total protection from oncoming sun. On those frustrating days when the light keeps changing from bright to cloudy, you can simply flip them up when the sun goes in. And if you want them to act as a sun visor to shield your eyes from high level...
One of the common hazards experienced by drivers at this time of year is coping with sudden glare reflected off surface water on the road surface.
Temporary blindness from low angle glare is known to be a major contributory factor to many road accidents at this time of year and it is particularly a problem in the current spell of changeable weather, as these photographs taken yesterday indicate only too clearly.
Whether you need protection from the sun's glare during the summer, when travelling to a holiday destination, or to protect your eyes from low angle glare when driving during the winter months, there are many good reasons to opt for clip-on lenses rather than separate prescription sunglasses.
If, like me, you wear glasses, you will find that having a pair of clip on sunglasses remains the fastest, most economical, and versatile option to getting effective protection from the sun's glare.
Here are some good reasons...
If you live in the UK and are going abroad on holiday in search for guaranteed sunshine, you should take a good pair of sunglasses with you. You will need to protect your eyes from the unfamiliar glare of intense sunlight and the danger of very high UV levels.
British not used to the intense sunlight experienced in overseas resorts
While the prevailing cloudy skies in the UK tend to accustom our eyes to relatively low light levels and moderate UV levels for much of the year, we are often unprepared for sudden exposure to much higher levels experienced daily in popular overseas resorts....