5 Tips for Photographing People through Reflections, with Monaris


Visual storyteller Paola Franqui, aka Monaris, shares her portrait photography tips when taking pictures of strangers through reflections.

Which tips are new to you, and which will you be applying to your own photos? Share them in the Comments section, below, along with any other recommendations you may have.



I’m so happy I stumbled upon this video. I was looking to purchase a polarizing filter, but when you said it’s not necessary to photograph those window shots with one,, I’ll just go without.

In some instances, John B., a polarizing filter will definitely give you an edge when shooting through reflective surfaces. Sometimes you can acquire a clean image without one, sometimes if the light and reflections are brighter, a polarizer can make all the difference.