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Challenge: Reflections Without Mirrors V (Basic Editing)
Collection: 2010
Camera: Nikon D90
Lens: Tamron AF 18-270mm F/3,5-6,3 Di II VC LD Aspherical [IF] macro for Nikon
Location: Los Angeles, California
Date: Nov 16, 2010
Galleries: Interior
Date Uploaded: Nov 15, 2010

Entry 6
The heck with it all. Wine glasses seem to do well here...

Entry 5
I've taken so many images for this challenge. I'm so confused and a mass of indecision about what to enter. So many choices. I took a bunch during my recent LA GTG, and a bunch today. I've pestered ' . substr('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21_F.gif', strrpos('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21_F.gif', '/') + 1) . ' melethia, ' . substr('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21_F.gif', strrpos('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21_F.gif', '/') + 1) . ' jutilda, ' . substr('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21.gif', strrpos('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21.gif', '/') + 1) . ' bspurgeon, ' . substr('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21.gif', strrpos('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21.gif', '/') + 1) . ' mgarsteck, and ' . substr('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21_F.gif', strrpos('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21_F.gif', '/') + 1) . ' roz for their input (thanks guys!).

All the other reflections I've shot are on glass, buildings, water. This was the only escalator:-) It also contains a human element, and an unusual vantage point. This is actually the fourth image I upload, and literally the last picture I shot today. And I shot it from the hip, coming out of the subway!! I'm actually delighted (and rather shocked) it turned out at all, properly exposed, framed and focused with strong leading lines, a pleasing diagonal, and a slight tilt. So I think I'm done. Although I have a coin on standby, just in case.

Maybe too subtle for the challenge, but it appeals to my "outre" side. I've yet to make it into the Posthumous Gallery, so perhaps...

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Entry 4
Oh for HEAVEN'S SAKE!!! This is it. I'm done.

Entry 3
Ok, this is it. Enough already. A fisheye view of buildings reflecting off each other as well as the the sky and clouds. And a very cool sunburst!

Entry 2
I love this shot, the clouds (and that cute little streetlight) reflected off this very unusual building

Entry 1
Not sure about this. A building reflected in water...???

Place: 16 out of 157
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11/24/2010 04:19:39 PM
Feel free to pester me next time!
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11/24/2010 12:16:16 PM
This is cool! great shot!
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11/24/2010 12:05:43 AM
Fabulous image... wonderful title.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
11/23/2010 11:53:24 PM
very clever idea. love the reflected curves of light. they look like sine waves lol.
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11/22/2010 06:19:13 PM
A wine glass by any other name...

On second look, it's kind of cool. They do appear to dance.
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11/21/2010 02:08:07 PM
Interesting perspective and set-up - 6
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11/20/2010 07:48:17 AM
Great composition....
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11/17/2010 10:20:07 PM
Good idea. Like the cool feeling the lighting projects. Fitting title (I think titles are important) with the pattern of lights. Nice compostion pulling viewer into the chorus. I would have liked a bit larger dof extend through the 6th or 7th glass. Good luck! -8-
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11/17/2010 08:10:35 PM
Nice effect! Having one main color I thinks adds a lot too.
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11/17/2010 10:09:35 AM
Your title is awesome. I like the low key approach.
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