Adam Barker

How to Photograph Reflections

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Reflections can add drama to a beautiful scenic image. In this video, landscape photographer Adam Barker shows you how to photograph reflections in a mountain lake.

It’s near sunset, and Adam sets up before the calm, clear lake with aspen trees as background elements. He uses a polarizing filter to add warmth, and, at first, shoots only the lake reflections. The result is a photograph that could be a painting. As an alternative, he composes wider images, the shoreline in the frame’s lower third. You will learn to shoot several different frames to take advantage of the golden light.

Join professional shooter Adam Barker for tips in how to photograph reflections.



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