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10-06-2012, 07:17 PM   #1
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Reflection from the window

I have just purchased a Pentax K-r and I would like to know how to avoid reflection when I take a picture through a window ?

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10-06-2012, 07:43 PM   #2
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Welcome to the Forum!!! Use a polarizer. You will need a circular polarizing filter, that screws on to the front of your lens. They come in different sizes. Check the lens for the filter size that it will take. What lens do you have? I am guessing the kit lens? If so here is the lens information....... and takes a 52mm filter.

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10-06-2012, 08:57 PM   #3
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Polarizer will help.

If it can also be helped - more light from the other side of the window will reduce reflections on your side.
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Buy a cheap collapsable rubber lens hood. Position your lens cushioned against the window by the hood.

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All good advice above this.

Position a large black cloth at an angle to the glass. Position your camera at an opposite but equal angle to the glass.

Avoid using flash. If you must use flash, position the flash at an angle to the glass.
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Thank you !

Thank you all for your quick response and all the information !

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