March 22, 2016 – Sometimes the photo idea for the challenge prompt comes out of nowhere; sometimes, the idea is crystal clear. For the landscape reflection, I knew what I wanted, but time kept getting in the way. Too dark after work, not enough time before, away on the weekend. Instead of using something different, I waited. Who cares if I get behind schedule, right? It’s a personal challenge.
WEEK 11: Landscape/Reflection
Find a way to show your landscape/natural beauty in reflection.
The mirror world revealed.
When you ride a rolling reflector, the world around you mimics itself in the tank–which can make it hard to get a “clean” shot of the bike. I’d planned to get this shot out in the desert during a four-day motorcycle weekend, but we took the truck instead to deliver a table to our building in Winslow. Dang it! Plan thwarted.
So… a bit of a compromise, quickly rolling the bike out before work and using the complex landscaping. Don’t want to fall too far behind!
My other choice was this very literal mirror shot, something a TON of people did, and I’m trying to avoid the obvious.
While in Winslow, I tried a few reflections. Like this one out near Grand Falls.
And this Road Mirage Reflection.
In Death Valley a couple of weeks ago, I snagged this crazy reflection at Badwater. Have to really look to see it.
Until later this week, with an ARTISTIC TRANSPORTATION shot (one I already have!)…