This excellent article covers it all!
A polarizing filter can allow you to get shots that are otherwise unattainable, but first you have to understand how it works and when and how to use one. Click on image to read article.
I like both, solo and small group (3-8 people) photography. Doing both provides a balance that I find I need. Keeps me smiling and connected when I might otherwise get isolated over time. 🌿