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How to Eliminate Reflections in Glasses in Portraits

Pin ItHelp! I’m taking portraits of someone with glasses and I keep getting crazy reflections showing up from my flash in their specs. Can you help me!?!

Image: Image by Auzigog

Image by Auzigog

This is a question we hear a lot at dPS so when our friends at AdoramaTV posted this video showing how to get ride of reflections in glasses we thought it might help some of our readers.

The key is to keep experimenting with the position of your lights and reflectors – as you’ll see in the video – even the pros have to tweak positions constantly to get things right.

Further Portait Photography Tips and Tutorials

While you’re watching the above video – check out these great portrait photography tips from our archives!

  1. 10 Tips to Take Stunning Portraits
  2. 10 More Tips for Stunning Portrait Photography
  3. Give Your Subject Space to Look Into
  4. 4 Quick Tips for Portraits
  5. Photographing Children – Composition
  6. How to Photograph People When Traveling
  7. 10 Tips for Photographing Babies
  8. Asking Permission to Photograph People
  9. How to Take Environmental Portraits
  10. What the Mona Lisa Can Teach You about Portrait Photography
  11. Posing – Which Way Should Your Subject Lean?
  12. A Fresh Look at Depth of Field
  13. Posing Tips – Shoulders
  14. Posing – Waistlines, Thighs and Bustlines
  15. Where is Your Subject Looking and Why Does it Matter?
  16. How to Pose Hands in Portraits
  17. The Perfect Portrait Guide – How to Photograph People – Book Review
  18. What Clothes to Wear in Portraits
  19. How to bypass the Portrait Mode on Your Digital Camera and Get Great Portrait
  20. 4 Tips for Natural Looking Portraits
  21. An Introduction to Catchlights
  22. 11 Tips for Better Candid Photography

These Portrait Photography Tips just scratch the Surface of our archives – there’s also a heap more in our Portrait Photography eBook.


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Darren Rowse
Darren Rowse

is the editor and founder of Digital Photography School and SnapnDeals.

He lives in Melbourne Australia and is also the editor of the ProBlogger Blog Tips. Follow him on Instagram, on Twitter at @digitalPS or on Google+.

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