Welcome to Week 34 of our 52 Week Professional Pet Photography Blog Circle. This week we are tackling the subject of “reflection”.
There were a few different thoughts that went through my mind as how to interpret this week’s topic. I decided to tap into my creative side and see what I could come up with in a “reflective image”. Water, windows, and mirrors were the first things that came to mind. I didn’t have an available pond or lake and Kota was my subject this week. With the heat, she was better off staying close to home 🙂
First, I chose a wine glass and attempted to capture Kota’s refection in the liquid “in focus” (as much as possible for a reflection – haha!) and give her a bit more “blur”.
The next images, my husband Pete volunteered to participate. (or maybe I “volunteered” him) My goal was to capture Kota in the reflection of his sunglasses and included 2 different crops of this image. This was fun! It was not as easy as I thought it would be, that’s for sure! We had to make sure the sun was in the right spot, Kota was in the right place, Pete was facing the right direction – phew!
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Have a wonderful weekend!
These are great,well done
So creative! What lens did you use for the sunglasses shot? I need an excuse to rent a macro 😉
Thanks, Lisa! My plan was to actually use my 100mm macro but that didn’t happen – actually used the 24-70mm at f/2.8 … but now I’d like to try it with the macro that you mention it!!! 🙂
Nicely done and very creative!
Thanks! Fun topic this week!
Oh my! Love the wine glass idea, and the fact that your husband is a good sport! Great photos!
Thanks, Elaine! The wine glass was fun! Pete is a great sport 🙂
Who knew trying to get a reflection in a pair of sunglasses would be so hard? Nice job!
Thanks! I know! Much harder than I expected, that’s for sure! 🙂
Wow – very creative – I need to try some of the ideas that I am seeing others did – I’m thinking that doing the one with the sunglasses took a bit of setup as you said to get such a great image!
Thanks, Linda! Yes, not as “simple” as I thought it would be – haha!
Excellent job! I love that sunglasses idea!
Thanks, Rochelle! It was fun!
Kota and Pete, excellent subjects and excellent pictures showing reflections!
Thanks! It was much more challenging than I had expected!
Refections are tough, nice job, you needed a better model to meet up to Kota’s standards! Great images especially the glass – so cool!
Thanks! And thanks for modeling with Kota – great job!
Kota, happy as always, in that second shot! I love your creative approach to this week’s theme!