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A photographer travels the world and shoots a reflection of cities in puddles on a smartphone

Guido Gutierrez Ruiz has two hobbies – travel and photography. He also has an Instagram account in which he uploads his photos. Ruiz is convinced that for a good picture you don’t need a professional camera, it’s enough to take a smartphone in your hands and it’s interesting to tell your story. And this review photos, which were made to them in different cities in the reflections of puddles. Agree, it turned out very cool.

1. “Life in reflection”
Canadian travel photographer Guido Gutierrez Ruiz (Guido Gutiérrez Ruiz) creates incredible photos with your smartphone and … puddles!

2. “Playing in Parallels”
The young photographer, who lives in Madrid (Spain), proved by his personal example that it is not necessary to have a professional camera for good pictures.

3. “Another city”
To create his “reflected” masterpieces, Guido Gutierrez Ruiz uses his own Google Nexus 5 smartphone and indefatigable imagination.

4. “Crossroads of the Worlds”
All pictures of the author are made spontaneously – the photographer captures the places that he meets during his travels.
5. “Inverted World”
Looking through amazing photos, it seems that for creating his masterpieces Guido Gutierrez Ruiz chose huge puddles.

6. “The wrong side of the mirror”
In fact, the size of the pools, according to the photographer himself, does not exceed the size of the male palm – the main thing is to choose the right perspective.

7. “Ancient Mysteries”
Guido Gutierrez Ruiz, a huge castle of Eilean Donan, located in Scotland, was compactly “reflected” in a puddle that gathered on a cliff after rain.

8. “Earth and sky”
Gloomy sky over the street in the Serbian city of Novi Sad and its inverted reflection in a puddle.

9. “Constant movement”
A Canadian photographer loves to walk after the rain, creating impressive images that inspire other travelers.

10. “Breath of nature”
Guido Gutierrez Ruiz photographs reflected in the puddles of landscapes with the tools available on Instagram.

11. “Fall in reflection”
An unusual building on a street in the city of Toronto (Canada), even in the reflected version looks impressive.

12. “Parallel Universe”
Slender palm trees reflected in a puddle in Punta Cana (Dominican Republic).

13. “The Bottomless Sky”
A photographer from Canada loves to walk after the rain – it is then that he has many opportunities to create “reflected” images.

14. “Heroes of urban landscapes”
Part of a street in the city of San José (Costa Rica) and its reflected image, preserved by photographer Guido Gutierrez Ruiz.
15. “Frozen moment”
A Canadian photographer in his Instagram sharing some of the secrets of creating “looking-glass” pictures with his subscribers.

16. “Reflection of life”
According to Guido Gutierrez Ruiz, the most important thing to do before shooting is to wipe the photo lens well.

17. “Window through the looking glass”
Passion for pictures in reflections began with a cloud that the photographer saw in a puddle.

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