Photographing Reflections

By John Frelich

Working with water and/or other items for reflections can provide you with many opportunities to create pleasing images. What are some of the ways you can add interest to an image?

  • Try reflecting on persons
Flute player
  • Use a golden hour to capture images that have excellent photographic conditions and atmospheric conditions as seen in the opening image and (reflective rocks 3)
Reflections in rock
  • Try making some partial abstracts through use of calm water
Lake Powell area
Lake Powell area
Bosque morn
  • Experiment with using reflective rocks early in the morning
Reflective rocks
  • Finally, try photographing from a different angle and remember: get Dirty

John Frelich is a Photo Guide with Arizona Highways PhotoScapes.