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Tangled Reflections

By LilyWren
Rivington, Bolton.

I know I said the last was the last reflection but I found this amongst my Rivington photographs and loved the reflections and tangled knots of branches!

My favourite parts are the slight ripples on the water mid-way up on the right. Probably one of the few clues to say it is a reflection. Along with the big tree branch on the right which was in my way! I suppose I could have cloned it out and maybe when I have some more time I shall try it.

All I did post production here was crop, frame and alter the contrast slightly.

Tags: Black and white Specialist and abstract Landscape and travel

Voters: Amanita05, GERRYGENTRY, Johnfromnotts and 20 more

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Amanita05 8 11 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2010 6:46AM
I See what you mean by the branch on the right, But still a Marvellous Photo!
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29 Jan 2010 7:20AM
Makes a superb abstract which would only work in mono.
29 Jan 2010 8:00AM
super shot , amazing absreact
29 Jan 2010 8:29AM
well caught mono
woolybill1 Plus
11 23 72 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2010 9:55AM
An excellent reflection shot that might even work as a pure abstract when rotated through 90 - there is no background beyond the trees themselves so no risk of disorientation. Leafless trees have such wonderful shapes; when intermingled like this they present a mysterious and slightly eerie atmosphere.
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2010 10:27AM
Clean, crisp mystery, most unusual.
edsephiroth 11 169 9 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2010 11:36AM
metro074 8 8 Australia
29 Jan 2010 12:21PM
Fantastic. Well done
jools59 9 4 1 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2010 1:57PM
splendid shot...Jools
baclark 9 3.7k 24 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2010 2:32PM
Makes a great abstract image.
BlueRoom Plus
12 73 20 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2010 4:01PM
What a beautifully crisp and complex tangle this makes. This has so much more going for it than a flipped photo as all the little variations of point of view that come with a true reflection add enormously to the interest. I don't feel that the extra branch detracts significantly from the image, which is just as well as I feel that cloning it out would be extremely difficult to pull off successfully.
I love the look of this, and as I have a coveted Blue Diamond going spare this is the perfect place for it. Smile

29 Jan 2010 5:25PM
Very nicely done.

John Smile
29 Jan 2010 7:42PM
a cracking mono abstract, your p/f has some real quality, im glad your enjoying mono, colour gets in the way sometimes.
astyag 10 12
30 Jan 2010 6:05AM
Lily? you are a person with an artistic taste, I admire your views and things that are simply beautiful to your eyes. Excellent
andy_AHG 9 106 6 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2010 11:53PM
Superb contrasty image. Love the tangled-ness of it.

JohnH37 11 1 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2010 8:24AM
Beautiful mono.

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