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Posted by
Mariana Maoduš (Waterloo, Canada) on 18 April 2010 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

the same place and tree as here

Canon PowerShot SX100 IS 1/250 second F/4.0 ISO 80 13 mm


"The moment always dictates in my work. What I feel, I do. This is the most important thing for me. Everybody can look, but they don't necessarily see. I never calculate or consider; I see a situation and I know that it's right, even if I have to go back to get the proper lighting."
~ Andre Kertesz

Chris Pereira from San Jose, CA, United States

Great compo, it took me a while to realize that I was looking at a reflection

18 Apr 2010 5:04am

Raymond from Selangor, Malaysia

Stunning ! Impressived image here ! Bravo

18 Apr 2010 5:04am

Sonia Nansid from Stockholm, Sweden

You knew I would love that one ;) A great abstract shot, a door to an alternate reality!

18 Apr 2010 5:09am

Julie from Easton, United States

Quite interesting shot, nice reflection!

18 Apr 2010 5:12am

Fred from Manila, Philippines

oh. wow. very creative shot mariana. good job!

18 Apr 2010 5:12am

amirreza from tehran, Iran

like panting

18 Apr 2010 5:17am

Phil David Alexander Morris from Canada

Totally amazing. Don't know how you did it but great work.

18 Apr 2010 5:24am

@Phil David Alexander Morris: just reflection in a lake , rotated for 180 :) thx Phil :)

PATRICK from miramas, France

wow splendid just 5*******
have a good sunday

18 Apr 2010 5:25am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A beautiful reflection! It does look like a watercolor. Superb!

18 Apr 2010 5:41am

6ft5 from stockholm, Sweden

Bravo! Beautiful shot!

18 Apr 2010 5:50am

Richard T from Leicester, United Kingdom

A diving duck-eye view-point. Mariana, on reflection, you deserve a ripple of applause. There, you have had it in black and white ;-)))))))


18 Apr 2010 5:55am

Dulcie from Danville, CA, United States

A magnificent and ethereal composition. Wonderful tones and light and reflections.
Love it when you create this style of image from time to time ! ;-)

18 Apr 2010 5:57am

@Dulcie: yes, from time to time I love to go with something different :)) thx Dulcie !

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

Indeed....a very good presentation!!! The reflection is magnificently worked!

18 Apr 2010 5:59am

Danièle from ETampes, France

un tableau "impressionniste" en noir et blanc ! c'est superbe, un retournement de l'image ? bien vu et belle réalisation.

18 Apr 2010 6:08am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Creative abstract shot. Nicely done !

18 Apr 2010 6:23am

Jean-Luc T from Juignac, France

Excellent. Have a nice day Mariana

18 Apr 2010 6:49am

NaDu from Köln, Germany

You are now queued under the great impressionistic painters :)). - Set jokes aside, I sat like a walrus in front of this and couldn't image where to begin and end. But it's really beauty by fine mirror-caused blurrings and the time to regard it is by far not wasted.

18 Apr 2010 6:53am

NANNE from DAMWOUDE, Netherlands

Shadows in the water, it looks like a mirror.
Super-shot, MARIANA!

Have a nice sunday.


18 Apr 2010 6:55am

Bruno from Beauvais, France

Magnifique reflet qui fait penser à un tableau.

18 Apr 2010 7:06am

tede from Aubenas 07, France

Splendid reflections with excellent treatment. Good day Mariana.

18 Apr 2010 7:11am

Ddo from Verdun, France

A reflection like a paint. Gorgeous.

18 Apr 2010 8:17am

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

superb play of reflections ! I love the color and the light, nice painting !

18 Apr 2010 8:45am

Ekios from France

Love the capture, very nice shot here. But not fan of the color for once :)

18 Apr 2010 8:53am

trilliana from Munich, Germany

good to know. ghost shadows, eh? beautiful tone.

18 Apr 2010 8:55am

Sidney from Manila, Philippines

Wonderful reflections... a nice image !

18 Apr 2010 9:01am

wordsnlens dot com from Singapore, Singapore

ur style seems to have changed a little since the last time i saw. its nice!

18 Apr 2010 9:05am

@wordsnlens dot com: my style ? I do not know what is my style . I love taking pictures of everything :)

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Beautifully impressionist

18 Apr 2010 9:45am

elena from torino, Italy

fantastic reflection and impressionist picture.

18 Apr 2010 10:00am

Xerophytes from London, United Kingdom


18 Apr 2010 10:02am

Richard from Montferland, Netherlands

FANTASTIC. I love the reflections and how you processed this photo Mariana!

18 Apr 2010 10:09am

KriKridesign from Cully, Switzerland

Totally desorienteig,,,Bravo!!!

18 Apr 2010 10:25am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Gallery material. Simple as that.

18 Apr 2010 10:44am

Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

A great edition! The reflections and light are insurmountable. The wonder of nature in its abstract version Mariana!

18 Apr 2010 11:29am

MadScientist from Düsseldorf, Germany

Like a fading memory - very beautiful!

18 Apr 2010 11:32am

MK from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Attractive abstract. What was it actually? trees?

18 Apr 2010 12:03pm

@MK: Trees, a few people walking along the lake , a lamp, and all that rotated for 180 :) Very simple but lovely composition ! Thanks MK !

Bettina from United States

Wonderful play with the illusion here. Looks like it's been reversed. Your title cracks me up. You better look around yourself, because what you see may just be a reflection of reality, and when you cannot see, you do not see that which is behind you. :)

18 Apr 2010 2:02pm

@Bettina: You are right - it is rotated for 180 , and these people walking along the lake are right there in these reflections :)

Photome from Uden, Netherlands

Amazing beautiful abstract.

18 Apr 2010 2:10pm

Morten Pedersen from Norway

I want this on my wall!

18 Apr 2010 2:21pm

@Morten Pedersen: When ( IF ) I ever print it , one copy is for you :))

FAN from Besancon, France

Artistically disturbing ! Great processing. A painting deserving of the impressionism. Beautiful *****

18 Apr 2010 2:25pm

Don from spokane, United States

A remarkable interpretation of the linked shot. This makes a wonderful abstract with some very unusual color. Excellent image.

18 Apr 2010 2:47pm

danou-yepa from Nice, France

very beautiful shot of this reflects , excellent traitement ;

18 Apr 2010 3:21pm

Mike Gallant from Canada

interesting image... thanks for sharing

18 Apr 2010 3:21pm

@Mike Gallant: thanks for viewing and too bad your link is not here . check it out !

JJ from Jersey City, United States

I am a big fan of reflection shots and this one is brilliant

18 Apr 2010 3:26pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Like an Impressionist painting!! Love your linked photograph, too.

18 Apr 2010 3:39pm

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Superb composition! Beautiful reflection and light! Nice picture!

18 Apr 2010 3:55pm

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Beautiful photo with a good and nice framing

18 Apr 2010 4:07pm

tala from Iran s like like painting

18 Apr 2010 4:27pm

El pare from Prepirineu, Spain

I usually love refelctions. Those are really great!. Very nice composition.

18 Apr 2010 4:33pm

Ali from Tehran, Iran

very strong reflection shot...the shapes in the water are beautifully composed...and the white frame fits this shot a lot...bravo.

18 Apr 2010 5:02pm

jpla from St Barthélémy d'Anjou-49, France

Du grand art ! Bonne soirée

18 Apr 2010 5:05pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Wow. Mariana, this is spectacular, what a great reflection!

18 Apr 2010 6:06pm

Gary from Cochise County, United States

You outdid yourself once again, Mariana. Outstanding.

18 Apr 2010 6:15pm

pascal from bollene, France

I hope you're not alone too....

18 Apr 2010 7:04pm

tce76 from Saint Laurent de Brèvedent, France

Quelle belle toile !

18 Apr 2010 7:15pm

zahra from shiraz, Iran


18 Apr 2010 7:29pm

Jaap from Friesland, Netherlands

Great reflections, Nice compo.

18 Apr 2010 7:37pm

BlueMoon from Strasbourg, France

A very nice reflection !

18 Apr 2010 9:10pm

Mohsen from Tehran, Iran

Nice one

18 Apr 2010 11:00pm

Amanda from Jersey City, United States

You've created a beautiful work of art! Aren't reflections magical?

18 Apr 2010 11:10pm

CM Kwan from NT, Hong Kong

Amazing reflections with beautiful tone!

18 Apr 2010 11:20pm

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

interesting..... wonderful tones

19 Apr 2010 12:00am

Shelle from Washington State, United States

This is fabulous. I really like colors and it is just cool.

19 Apr 2010 12:37am

Isidro from Barcelona, Spain

reflejo lleno de arte me encanta el tono, excelente!!

19 Apr 2010 1:01am

Earnest from Oklahoma, United States

You made me look around my spooky room.... I love the distortion in the reflections and the color is surreal.

19 Apr 2010 2:42am

Liang from San Francisco, United States

beautiful ripples in this shot!

19 Apr 2010 3:23am

ISO from Bogota, Colombia

Splendid mix of a great composition and textures. Great!

19 Apr 2010 4:15am

yz from Budapest, Hungary


19 Apr 2010 6:13am

k@ from Paris, France

I like the hint of blue in this shivering story between water & sky, a cool painting.

19 Apr 2010 6:27am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Great composition and processing.

19 Apr 2010 7:24am

Henk van Rijssen from Utrecht, Netherlands

Had to look twice to see what it actually was. (It looked different from what was expected :-)
Simple but very effective processing of a nice photo

19 Apr 2010 7:46am

@Henk van Rijssen: it is very simple shot , simple reflection and shot was rotated ! thx !

Pomme from France

Splendide ! :)

19 Apr 2010 8:04am

Ansie from Paarl, South Africa

This should hang on my wall!

19 Apr 2010 11:18am

@Ansie: great . will send you then :))

yiannis krikis from thessaloniki, Greece

excellent work

19 Apr 2010 5:14pm

JD from Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

fliping it 180 is simple but genius!, it looks like an impressionist painting, luv it

19 Apr 2010 6:19pm

Stéphane Thémèze from PlateFormeRonde, United States

X-treme reflections. Really impressionistic! The water colors are nice.

Gu-Nite M.

20 Apr 2010 4:12am

Karthik from Chennai, India

Brilliant abstract! Love the reflections!

20 Apr 2010 7:28am

Magrat from Nordhausen, Germany

Always a strange moment to see such reflections... another world they show, slightly moved through the wind... :)

20 Apr 2010 3:12pm

rian from mobile, United States

that's a great way of portraying this scene.. great toning too.. nice shot.. :)

20 Apr 2010 10:46pm

Marie from FRESNES, France

vraiment très beau !

21 Apr 2010 12:25pm

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

Very nicely seen.

21 Apr 2010 3:41pm

Stef67 from in my head, France

je suis fan des reflets à l envers et la tu me gattes , bravo ^^

22 Apr 2010 9:02am

Reno from Cd de México, Mexico

Oh! This is a poetic construction, from the top, to the title, It can be one's vision in a nostalgic moment from the grass.

6 May 2010 12:38am

Canon PowerShot SX100 IS
1/250 second
ISO 80
13 mm