Shooting off the wall. How to photograph paintings without glare Framed work.

Reflective surfaces. The first photo shows a significant amount of glare and sparkles in the top of the painting. Avoid using... Street art. Trying to get great looking results with ambient light will be a lot harder than it seems. Photograph art, before and after using filters. The picture below it shows what happens with a simple twist of the filter on my camera that then lines up the light rays, and the glare just disappears! How To Photograph Artwork Without Glare Ambient Light vs Flash.

You are not allowed to... Painting on canvas. When you are in the museum or gallery, you might find it hard to avoid the glare. If your painting has a glossy finish, then you might have a reflection problem too.