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Canon EOS REBEL XT 1/400 second F/8.0 ISO 400 75 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

Abhijit from Nagpur, India

Excellent !!! just one question - How ?????

30 Aug 2011 5:08am

@Abhijit: just simple rotation of file ;)

morgan from canyon Country, United States

Really interesting shot. made me scratch my head for awhile.

30 Aug 2011 5:56am

Duck Island Guy from Off the Coast, United States

My kind of image. Fun , isn't it?

30 Aug 2011 6:09am

@Duck Island Guy: rotation only , not your style of processing ;) thanks :)

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

Perplexing, I'm still trying to figure it out. ;-)

30 Aug 2011 6:27am

Phil from Sausset les Pins, France

Fantastic, unreal, magic ! Phil

30 Aug 2011 6:40am


great reflex...
Perfect b&w shot...
Good luck mariana.....

30 Aug 2011 6:50am

@SILV3R WOLF: good luck with what ? ha ha

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Super work - well captured

30 Aug 2011 7:25am

Z from Shanghai, China

SUre it is reflection but ... can't figure it our how to make it...

30 Aug 2011 7:59am

@Z: rotate image .. so many images like this you can see on Am3 . thx ZZZ :)

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

Magical image...good observation..

30 Aug 2011 8:06am

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Nice work Mariana, interesting shot, great reflection

30 Aug 2011 8:18am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Cool shot, Mariana - I like your Impressionistic look with this reflection!

30 Aug 2011 8:27am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

excellent impressionism

30 Aug 2011 8:28am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

I note as I press the comment button I am an echo of Stephen..... great minds...:)

30 Aug 2011 8:29am

J.R. from Ginowan, Japan

OH! That's a reflection thought my glasses were dirty.

30 Aug 2011 8:46am

Mhelene from Paris, France

Wow ...!! A superb composition !

30 Aug 2011 9:05am

Chantal from Terheijden, Netherlands

very good image

30 Aug 2011 9:11am

hoveeto from PARIS, France

A very nice reverbation. Like the treatment of your black and white.

30 Aug 2011 9:14am

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

awesome image and processing - adore the reflection and your posture

30 Aug 2011 9:22am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Great reflection I think, a sublime image. Mariana nice day.

30 Aug 2011 9:32am

dr pankaj shukla from panaji, India

magnificient handling of the reflections .. !

30 Aug 2011 11:00am

oncho from granada, Spain

Great reflection, fantastic shot

30 Aug 2011 11:02am

Thierry Pouleur from anseremme, Belgium

magnifique compo, j'adore, bravo 5*****

30 Aug 2011 11:25am

Morten Pedersen from Norway

WOW great effects!

30 Aug 2011 11:45am

Journey Photographic from Australia

Just enough information to be intriguing.

30 Aug 2011 11:46am

kgoks from Kanagawa, Japan

wonderful effects!

30 Aug 2011 11:52am

vaFA from tehran, Iran

Nice shot,interesting photo,very happy.

30 Aug 2011 11:56am

@vaFA: i'll try to be happy ;)

Laurie from Prescott, United States

Wonderful, Mariana! Like a scene from a dream. Have a wonderful fabulous day!

30 Aug 2011 12:26pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

You have created a wonderful effect here Mariana! Well done! ;-)

30 Aug 2011 12:59pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Mariana this is amazing...what an effect and what a job you have done - but you always do ;-) This gets the Denny Spotlight award for today ;-) Without a doubt

30 Aug 2011 1:18pm

@Denny Jump Photo: thanks Denny :)

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Fantastic job of framing this Mariana - you've produced a stunning image here.

30 Aug 2011 1:20pm

Ol from Aschaffenburg, Germany

exzellent!!! thx... ;)

30 Aug 2011 1:28pm

Williams from East LaHave, Nova Scotia, Canada

A unique painterly image. Bravo!

30 Aug 2011 1:50pm

ordinaryimages from Kentucky Bluegrass, United States

...the mystery of a woman. best…jf

30 Aug 2011 1:59pm

@ordinaryimages: if you think of me - it's ok ; if you think of reflected person - it is a man :) thanks Jerry !

Heinz from Hamm, Germany


30 Aug 2011 2:02pm

THeoF from Emden, Germany

that's real photographic art, great effect, great work

30 Aug 2011 2:05pm

SILV3R WOLF from Iran

@m.mariana: good luck with what ? ha ha
Good luck in all daily activities and take beautiful shot! ;-)

30 Aug 2011 2:08pm

@SILV3R WOLF: ok, thanks . Good Luck to you too ;)

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

That is really creative. The more I see it, the more pleasant it becomes.

30 Aug 2011 2:28pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

A very artistic presentation that has overtones of mirage, of spectral figure, of magic.

30 Aug 2011 2:31pm

Fraucha from Біла Церква, Ukraine

love upside down reflection shots! You did a great job on this, I fail often at this.

30 Aug 2011 2:32pm

Manuel Hompanera from La Robla, Spain

Un resultado fantástico con un B&N perfecto.Buen trabajo Mariana.

30 Aug 2011 2:48pm

Melocoton from Salamanca, Spain

oohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh, MARIANA, YOU , YOU ,YOU ARE THE BESSSSSSSSSSSSSSST

30 Aug 2011 2:58pm

Landy from Miami, United States

mariana buen procesado un trabajo buenisimo me encanta esta imagen saludos

30 Aug 2011 3:01pm

flyingwind风飞扬 from TY, China

Any assistance of mine into the water for you?!

30 Aug 2011 3:24pm

@flyingwind风飞扬: no, thanks . I was far away from puddle ;)

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

A very nice reflection, here.

30 Aug 2011 3:34pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Very interesting and artistic. Great idea. Wonderful. :)

30 Aug 2011 3:47pm

Christine from Duns, United Kingdom

Very clever effect, I didn't guess but once I knew how you did it, it was obvious.....but not everyone so creative to think about it :)

30 Aug 2011 3:58pm

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Wonderful abstract image

30 Aug 2011 4:08pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Super compo quel reflet grandisoe iamge et effet

30 Aug 2011 5:08pm

Priscilla from Amsterdam, Netherlands

Great effect!

30 Aug 2011 5:19pm

Chetan from Gurgaon, India

Upside down or some excellent post processing,, whatever it is its beautiful

30 Aug 2011 5:35pm

Ahmad from Isfahan, Iran

great shot !

30 Aug 2011 5:38pm

fdstbn from reus, Spain

it's magical!!

30 Aug 2011 6:16pm

Oleg from Podolsk, Russian Federation

And in fact turned out fantastic abstraction!

30 Aug 2011 6:41pm

Tinx from Kuressaare, Estonia

Wow! Great! Great! Great!

30 Aug 2011 7:03pm

Richard Geven from Didam, Netherlands

Is it you Mariana?
I like the idea and how you composed this shot!! Good work lady ;-)

30 Aug 2011 7:08pm

@Richard Geven: OMG, Richard, How could I be able to take picture of myself like this ?

This is HIM

Oscar from BCN, Spain

Original, I like.

30 Aug 2011 8:30pm

cajera from France

Surprenant !
Un reflet bien réalisé.

30 Aug 2011 8:38pm

@cajera: thanks cajera :)

PATRICK from miramas, France


30 Aug 2011 9:16pm

Andrew from Simsbury, United States

Awesome title and clever image, well done

30 Aug 2011 9:25pm

Daryl Johnson from New Malden, United Kingdom

Stylish, dreamlike...

30 Aug 2011 10:22pm

Don Levesque from Saint John, Canada

Great effect!

30 Aug 2011 11:24pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

This is gorgeous! Totally wonderful reflection!

31 Aug 2011 12:07am

Wild Mustang Photography from Carlisle, Massachusetts, United States

WOW! This is an interesting and unique image! Love the treatment! Good choice!!!!

31 Aug 2011 1:14am

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

Strange and surreal.

31 Aug 2011 3:26am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Interesting shot !

31 Aug 2011 12:48pm

domlortha from Roanne, France

Nice trouble reflection (for a self portrait?). I like it.
Have a nice day.

1 Sep 2011 5:13pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States


3 Sep 2011 6:30pm

1/400 second
ISO 400
75 mm