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Creative 52: Weekly Projects to Invigorate Your Photography Portfolio by Lindsay Adler

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Challenge 20. Use a Reflection

Description

Find a way to use a reflection in your images. This could be a reflection in a windowpane, a puddle, or even a raindrop. Challenge yourself to shoot something more than a person standing in front of a mirror—push yourself to find or create something more compelling.

Reflections can move your image into the realm of abstraction. You can puzzle the viewer’s eye and entice them to look longer to solve the visual riddle.

Make an image that puzzles, intrigues, or tells a story by making a reflection the central element of your photograph.

Inspiration

Reflections are great for telling a story, adding visual interest, or creating symmetry in an image. Perhaps your use of reflections tells a story of duality, ...

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