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15 Reflections

By LynneJoyce  
I'm back to cold wet weather and two roof leaks! Ah well, here is a themed series of 15 images from our recent trip to Spain.

I am fascinated by reflections, be they the conventional reflections on water as part of a landscape as in V's 1, 3, 6, 8, 9, 10 & 15, more abstract as in V's 4, 5, 12 & 14, bounced off vehicles or windows and shiny surfaces as in V's 2, 7, & 13, or difficult to work out as in V11. In fact the more difficult they are to fathom out, the more they fascinate me.

While other photographers are adjusting their positions trying not to get reflections on shop windows, I am adjusting mine to try to capture as much of the reflection as I can. It is a lifelong fascination and I am sharing it in this set. As always V1 is not necessarily my favourite image but the one that I think makes the best thumbnail. (See if you can guess which one is my favourite.)

As you can see the light was variable. We had a cloudy day in Moraira on the 14th producing much subtler colours and reflections (V's 5 ,9, & 14) and from then on it was relentless, unforgiving sunshine where it was tricky getting the exposure right. Most were taken with the Canon but V12 was taken with the compact because everything was packed.

Anyway, thank you for looking. I hope that you enjoy at least some of them. Do tell me which ones you like as it is always fascinating to see things through the eyes of others.

Tags: Specialist and abstract Landscape and travel Wildlife and nature

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SUE118 Plus
7 8 1 United Kingdom
30 Oct 2013 4:48PM
Only 4 of your versions are showing but I like them very much.

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mrswoolybill Plus
9 836 1367 United Kingdom
30 Oct 2013 4:55PM
Love V4, also V5, V12, V14. My kind of takes.
Moira
Amazing set of fascinating reflections. Great clarity as well!
Effrossini
30 Oct 2013 5:00PM
Not able to see them all but I like those I have seen!
30 Oct 2013 5:01PM
All are excellent presentation, but V-12 remains my fav. This has a signification in our mythology & explanation of sutras in Vedic teaching .
30 Oct 2013 5:01PM
A lovely set. Very well done!!
CarolG Plus
9 192 18 Greece
30 Oct 2013 5:03PM
V's 2, 4 & 9 are my pick of an excellent set of images, Lynne. Bet you're feeling cold now Wink Carol
30 Oct 2013 5:10PM
Super reflections Lynne,
Fred.
30 Oct 2013 5:20PM
Goes without saying another fine set of images Lynne

Bob
Irishkate Plus
5 33 91 United Kingdom
30 Oct 2013 5:30PM
The abstracts do appeal the most, so V4,5,12 and 14.
Also V3 for composition and V11 for puzzle appeal.
A very fine set so well presented Lynne.
KateGrinGrinGrin
User_Removed 11 386 2 United Kingdom
30 Oct 2013 5:44PM
On reflection I like V9 best, but all are great captures. Grin
30 Oct 2013 5:49PM
Fantastic set Lynne, but V4 kind of sticks out for me .

John Smile
30 Oct 2013 6:04PM
Wonderful set Lynne and on reflection V3 and V10 are my choices.

Regards

Trev.
ColleenA Plus
3 315 3 Australia
30 Oct 2013 6:06PM
A great set Lynne, all have their merits but I love the reflection ones...V5 and 12.... Looks like you had a great time...a lovely place
30 Oct 2013 6:09PM
without a doubt V5 is my favourite... tho would like to see it without the pale blue bit in the right hand bottom corner...
We lived on our yacht for many a year.... and with no t.v. etc the water was the amusement...
you have captured this well in V5.
In all an interesting set.....
Bet you are glad to be back!...Wink
EileenH 2 1 United Kingdom
30 Oct 2013 6:32PM
Lovely interesting setSmile

Eileen
pamelajean Plus
10 949 1781 United Kingdom
30 Oct 2013 6:48PM
I think V12 might be your personal favourite.
That one is mine, closely followed by V4 with the fish.
Lillian Plus
6 21 16 United Kingdom
30 Oct 2013 7:10PM
Versions 11 and 12 for me, love the simplicity
good sunshine set too and interesting Lynne
Lillian
EMJAYCEE Plus
6 9 10 England
30 Oct 2013 7:18PM
Being conventional V9 clicks my button - then V4 for the colour.
Joan.
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
30 Oct 2013 7:59PM
Lots of great pictures but I like v2 for its framed reflection

Peter
helenlinda Plus
8 342 22 United Kingdom
30 Oct 2013 9:31PM
A lady after my own heart SmileSmileSmile
v4, v5, v11 and v14 are my favourites
Helen
mikbee Plus
8 3 8 Scotland
30 Oct 2013 10:51PM
I shall show you mines Lynne,if you show me yours.My favourite is V14 for that teasing bit of rust.I like V4 for these stupid fish thinking they are fishing rods being reflected in the water.I do not think V13 with the bike is your favourite.I have never been inside your wardrobe,but I will DEFINATELY eat my hat this time if you have a skin tight black leather catsuit like Honour Blackman wore in the James Bond film inside it !!
Mick.
fentiger Plus
14 916 23 England
30 Oct 2013 11:02PM
A simply excellent variety of reflections in well composed images.

Albert
morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
30 Oct 2013 11:31PM
Brilliant set of images, could do with some of that sunshine here me thinks Smile

Hugh
30 Oct 2013 11:45PM
Some of these are very cool reflections and love them. Some are more natural and beautiful. But all make up a superb set Lynne.
LynneJoyce Plus
7 20 99 United Kingdom
31 Oct 2013 6:57AM
FYI Mick, when I had the figure for it my skin tight leather outfit was bright red, worn both for riding pillion on my husbands motor bikes and for political campaigning!
Fefe Plus
4 21 31 United Kingdom
31 Oct 2013 10:20AM
V4 is my fave..... but V12 is very different, I think this one is your faveGrin
Diane
widtink Plus
3 406 2 Scotland
31 Oct 2013 10:46AM
What a fantastic set V11 ?? SmileSmile

Rod
rayme330 Plus
4 17 1 United Kingdom
31 Oct 2013 1:08PM
A wonderful themed set, Lynne.

Ray
31 Oct 2013 3:48PM
A fascinating set of images, Lynne!
I particularly like V2 and V12!

Richard
31 Oct 2013 5:08PM
A lovely series of images, Lynne - looks a bit more exotic than here! Like 'em all, but if I had to choose, think V1, V4, V11 & V12 are my faves Wink
Trev Smile
31 Oct 2013 7:07PM
Everyone's a winner Lynne, fantastic presentation of reflections.
Brian
capto Plus
3 3.2k 8 United Kingdom
31 Oct 2013 10:28PM
A fabulous collection, everyone a strong image. Great viewing.Smile

ivor
ChiliMan Plus
9 135 17 Singapore
1 Nov 2013 9:48AM
What...a great...set. Well spotted and so very well taken, Lynne. I really like how you've broken down reflections too...water, shiny solids, abstracts, etc. Never thought about that.

Ok...my favourite here is, hands down, the 'water snake' in V12.

Tell you what, though...for the light in them and the colours, I just love Vs 1, 2, 3, 6, 8 and 15.

My guess of your favourite: V4.

Followed very closely by a second guess of V12. Then V2.

Andrew Smile
ChiliMan Plus
9 135 17 Singapore
1 Nov 2013 9:49AM

Quote:...when I had the figure for it my skin tight leather outfit was bright red...


Niiice Smile
AnnChown Plus
6 197 1 United Kingdom
1 Nov 2013 1:50PM
V5 and v11 are my favourites Lynne. Is v11 yours? A wonderful set and I agree reflections are really fascinating. Welcome back to this dreary weather! Smile
Ridgeway Plus
9 222 2 Ireland
2 Nov 2013 12:06AM
15 wonderful reflections,,a personal favourite being 13.

Aidan,,
Some great serious work here I would be proud to have a set like that with the light, colours and composition excellent.Grin. Well done Lynne.
WesternRed.
2 Nov 2013 10:50AM
Lovely set of landscapes Smile
mistere Plus
2 1 2 England
3 Nov 2013 7:58AM
Nice work Lynne, all good but i think V4 is my faveorite.

dave.
annettep38 Plus
4 217 36 Costa Rica
3 Nov 2013 11:29AM
my award goes to no 11, it is like a painting!
xwang Plus
6 32 7
3 Nov 2013 2:46PM
Wonderful set, Lynne. Looks that you had a wonderful time there.
My favorite are V4,5,11,14. Very artistic. Beautifully done.
Billyray Plus
8 70 3 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2013 8:21PM
All are cracking reflection shots Lynne with V2 being my favourite with maybe V10 being your favourite?????SmileSmileSmileSmile
Ray
I do love reflections Lynne and the marina shots in particular, float my boat BlushBlushBlush

Dougie
9 Nov 2013 9:08AM
I love reflections too Lynne, and this is a stunning set. V2 and 4 are my favourite. Moira
bobsblues 6 10 2 United Kingdom
10 Nov 2013 8:10AM
What a fab place to be to capture these magnificent shots Lynne wish I was out there now .no particular favorite all superb.
Rob
CaroleS Plus
5 358 3 United Kingdom
10 Nov 2013 8:43AM
V5 and V12 for me, glorious sunshine thenSmile
jdenman Plus
7 16 5 Spain
10 Nov 2013 10:49AM
Great set of images, 3, 4 and 5 I love............John
10 Nov 2013 3:11PM
Yet another fantastic set Lynne!
Carol
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
10 Nov 2013 11:04PM
A grand set of reflections-- 4, 5 and 12 appeal most to me, 14 a close second!
J
tonyng Plus
6 7 2 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2013 9:28AM
Love 4,5 & 12. Print it large Lynne
Glostopcat Plus
9 255 2 England
12 Nov 2013 7:57PM
My favourites are v1, v2 and v12 in no particular order. V1 for the classic reflections, v2 for the picture within a picture, and v12 for the distorted rippled reflection of the boats mast
13 Nov 2013 6:56PM
A great set of images v3 stands out for me
16 Nov 2013 10:52PM
Excellent captures Lynne. Superb reflections.

Jane
phil99 Plus
9 45 6 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2013 6:53AM
What a set .Full of interest....Phil
18 Nov 2013 10:52AM
Excellent set of images Lynne - like them all....GrinGrinGrin
Chinga Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2013 12:27PM
Exquisite set... Grin
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