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    Smile Q: On how to take photo w/o mirror reflected?

    Sorry for posting here for asking this Q. If wrong please let me know where should i post next time. Thanks!

    Q: If i taking photo on the flyer. How can i take the pic and w/o reflection on the mirror? Thanks for helping.

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    Default Re: Q: On how to take photo w/o mirror reflected?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jeffrey 0ng View Post
    Sorry for posting here for asking this Q. If wrong please let me know where should i post next time. Thanks!

    Q: If i taking photo on the flyer. How can i take the pic and w/o reflection on the mirror? Thanks for helping.
    Push your lens hood against the glass.

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    Default Re: Q: On how to take photo w/o mirror reflected?

    Quote Originally Posted by Diavonex View Post
    Push your lens hood against the glass.
    ... and cover the lens gap with black towel or cloth

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    Default Re: Q: On how to take photo w/o mirror reflected?

    A rubber lens hood will come in handy.

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    Smile Re: Q: On how to take photo w/o mirror reflected?

    Oic! Thanks Diavonex and shierwin for the tips.

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    Smile Re: Q: On how to take photo w/o mirror reflected?

    Diavonex what is rubber lens hood?? Where can i buy it and how much it cost?? Sorry i really very noob.

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    Default Re: Q: On how to take photo w/o mirror reflected?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jeffrey 0ng View Post
    Diavonex what is rubber lens hood?? Where can i buy it and how much it cost?? Sorry i really very noob.
    Rubber lens hood is a lens hood made of rubber instead of the usual plastic or metal.Tago Tech has it IIRC.Costs about $10-$20

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    Default Re: Q: On how to take photo w/o mirror reflected?

    circular polarizer?
    cameras are not made of tofu

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    Default Re: Q: On how to take photo w/o mirror reflected?

    Oic. The rubber lens hood is it can use on any camera lens?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fotophilic View Post
    circular polarizer?
    What is circular polarizer?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeffrey 0ng View Post
    What is circular polarizer?
    not sure if u have a lens that can mount filters...
    anyway http://www.lmgtfy.com/?q=circular+polarizer
    cameras are not made of tofu

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    Default Re: Q: On how to take photo w/o mirror reflected?

    dont shoot when there is a mirror
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    Default Re: Q: On how to take photo w/o mirror reflected?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jeffrey 0ng View Post
    Oic. The rubber lens hood is it can use on any camera lens?
    There is a lens diameter(Ranging from 27mm-95mm++)stated at the front of your lens.What lens are u using?

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    Default Re: Q: On how to take photo w/o mirror reflected?

    Quote Originally Posted by axis90x View Post
    dont shoot when there is a mirror
    i think he meant shooting in front of a glass panel with all those relections...
    cameras are not made of tofu

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    Default Re: Q: On how to take photo w/o mirror reflected?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jeffrey 0ng View Post
    Oic. The rubber lens hood is it can use on any camera lens?
    It must be suitable for that particular lens or you may encounter vignetting.

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    Default Re: Q: On how to take photo w/o mirror reflected?

    Quote Originally Posted by cleonbus View Post
    There is a lens diameter(Ranging from 27mm-95mm++)stated at the front of your lens.What lens are u using?
    I using EF-S18-135mm lens.

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    Default Re: Q: On how to take photo w/o mirror reflected?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jeffrey 0ng View Post
    I using EF-S18-135mm lens.
    The size is the same as your filter size; when you are using it against the glass, you can fold the hood backwards especially when you are using the lens at 18mm.

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