Self reflection
Michael Greenberg, Phototerra Studio

Self reflection

A very popular wedding photography technique is to reflect the couple or a moment in various settings. Apart from the most obvious mirror reflections, the photographer may decide to reflect the bride and groom in a puddle of water, in a fountain, in building windows or sunglasses for example. All of these reflections are premeditated by the wedding photographer, they are conscious decisions of somewhat artistic imagery. The most interesting reflections, however, occur spontaneously. This image is a great example of such incident. The wedding photographer could not have planned for this moment. He happened to be there at the right time when the self reflection happened. The double mirror effect of the powder box reflected the lips of the bride from the photographer's point of view and the eye of the bride from the powder box itself, casually creating a strong artistic wedding photograph.

Location: NYC, New York.