Tips for Shooting Through Windows

On this video photographer Gavin Hoey  takes a look at a problem many of us have faced in the past – fighting reflections when shooting through a window.

Some of the tips a pretty straightforward like not using the built in flash (which will typically not help you anyway since you are typically shooting distant objects), other tips include turning off the lights in the room if possible and covering any reflective surface. A polarizing filter might also be a good idea.

You can check out many more helpful photography tips on our Photography tips section here on LensVid.

Iddo Genuth
Iddo Genuth is the founder and chief editor of He has been a technology reporter working for international publications since the late 1990's and covering photography since 2009. Iddo is also a co-founder of a production company specializing in commercial food and product visual content.


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