CS #750 - Reflection

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Let's try to make photographs that use reflections. Feel free to use a polarizer to reduce or increase the effect. I've provided a few relatively mundane and literal examples, but please feel free to interpret the idea of reflections as loosely (and creatively!) as you see fit.

1. A skyline reflected in water
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2. Another one...
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3. A blurred reflection
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4. Blurred with the assistance of an imperfect lens
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5. And finally something a little different - reflection of light sources:
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Strangely, I cannot seem to find any good examples of reflections in glass or polished metal, which should be the ubiquitous occurrence. Please help by adding yours.
 
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We just returned from a few hours in the Old Faithful area of Yellowstone Park and I saw this CS. Here is a photo that shows the reflection of the trees in one of the hot pools we saw today. It's a very gloomy, overcast day here. But the only rain we had was during the middle of the night last night. Tomorrow calls for a 100% chance of rain, so we may be heading home a day early.
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Strangely, I cannot seem to find any good examples of reflections in glass or polished metal, which should be the ubiquitous occurrence. Please help by adding yours.

I made this photo in 1999.

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We just returned from a few hours in the Old Faithful area of Yellowstone Park and I saw this CS. Here is a photo that shows the reflection of the trees in one of the hot pools we saw today. It's a very gloomy, overcast day here. But the only rain we had was during the middle of the night last night. Tomorrow calls for a 100% chance of rain, so we may be heading home a day early. View attachment 1683990
Thanks for getting us started with such a great photo, Terri!

I really like the way the steam mimics the trees as well as you composition of fore- middle- and background here.
 
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TSK, TSK, TSK—Mike, CS requires only current shots!

TSK, TSK, TSK--Except that Andy explicitly asked for an example, which I inferred didn't need to be a current example. Indeed, that explains why I mentioned that my example was taken in 1999. Now that you've made such a big deal of it, I promise to provide a reflection captured during the current CS, which saddens me to realize that you have gotten your way. :ROFLMAO:
 
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TSK, TSK, TSK--Except that Andy explicitly asked for an example, which I inferred didn't need to be a current example. Indeed, that explains why I mentioned that my example was taken in 1999. Now that you've made such a big deal of it, I promise to provide a reflection captured during the current CS, which saddens me to realize that you have gotten your way. :ROFLMAO:
Indeed. Thank you Mike, and I look forward to your more current example, which will, no doubt, be excellent!
 
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TSK, TSK, TSK--Except that Andy explicitly asked for an example, which I inferred didn't need to be a current example. Indeed, that explains why I mentioned that my example was taken in 1999. Now that you've made such a big deal of it, I promise to provide a reflection captured during the current CS, which saddens me to realize that you have gotten your way. :ROFLMAO:
Were you a lawyer in a previous life? :D

Regardless, we won't let this be a reflection of you! :rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes:
 
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As I am stuck in a hotel room (as usual), I will offer this still life, which has two reflections...

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A two-dollar bill? WOW!
Yes, I go to the bank specifically to get them - they are nice to use as tips to the various people I doing honest work that I encounter in my travels. There is something special about the Jefferson notes that says more than their face value.
That depends on how you count them. By my count, I see a minimum of five reflected objects. Moreover, everything in the scene is a photo of reflected light, and I have no idea how to count that.
I struggle to make the reflections appear, never mind count them! Apparently I need to continue my reading and study of "Light: Science & Magic."
 
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If you're serious about that (seriousness seems to have evaded this thread thanks to Nick and me :eek: ), consider starting a thread separate from this one so we can discuss your struggles and so others can join in with tips and questions.
I did mean it when I said that I was challenged in trying to get the reflections in the photo attached to post #10, but for now, that very challenge is the whole point of the exercise of this CS (I hope): striving to find and create reflections in day to day life. Please add your words of expertise to this effort as you see fit.
 
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