I’m sure you’ve seen the effects of reduced glare and reflections of polarized sunglasses in water. A Polarizer Filter has the same effect for your photography and can really help to eliminate unwanted glare and reflections. Take a look at these two examples of before and after using a polarizer filter.
It’s a world of difference and really enhances the scene. When shooting at the beach or in streams or waterfalls I often turn to my circular polarizer filter to eliminate unwanted glare and unsightly reflections.
A circular polarizer filter gives you lots of flexibility and is a great addition to your bag. Rotating the polarizer filter increases the amount of polarization or reduces it. So rotate until you get it just right for your scene.
Quick Tip: Use your Live View on your camera while rotating the polarizer so you easily can see the effects in real time.