Saturday, 28 November 2009

Weekend Reflections: Seeing round corners


Exiting into Burton Street from the National Art School there is a mirror to ensure that no pedestrians are squished.

Join the other participants in Weekend Reflections.

41 comments:

Dina said...

Good one, especially with the man walking and you shooting.

Leif Hagen said...

I predict that you'll see a man in a blue shirt to your right!

brattcat said...

Looks like a giant eye about to blink. Fun to see you in the shot, reflecting on reflections.

Lois said...

I really like that Julie--a reflective self portrait!

Steffe said...

You seem to have the same problem as I have. It's impossible to pass a mirror and not take a photo!

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Lily Hydrangea said...

wonderful reflection. & these mirrors are a great invention.

Riet said...

Oh I love that picture. Great shot.

Greyscale Territory said...

Love how the mirror and one gate are in macro reflecting the full version of the opposite gate! Very clever!

diane said...

Such an interesting reflection. So much to look at an work out whats what. I see you!

mbkatc230 said...

Really neat, creative shot. Glad no pedestrians were squished in the making! Kathy

Joan Elizabeth said...

What I like about this reflection is the subject matter of the street on one side the stone buildings on the other is something you would have been unlikely to shoot without the mirror ... and the man balancing off your own image ... very nice indeed.

Cezar and Léia said...

Cool picture and reflection, I can see you there !
Well done!
Léia - Bonjour Luxembourg

Woody said...

Very creative shot!

Bill ~ {The Old Fart} said...

Great Reflection, very unique Capture.

Quilt Works said...

Very clever! I like how you used the mirrow to show the beautiful view!



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awarewriter said...

Nice composition and a bit of a self-portrait to boot.

J Bar said...

Top shot Julie. I like the explanation that it ensures no pedestrains are 'squished'. Hee hee. I'm not familiar with this area at all. I'll have to check it out.
Also, I made a slight error on the location of that sculpture in my post today. I should have said it was in the 'northwestern' corner of Sydney Park. It's the smaller hill directly behind the chimneys. You're right, the cricket pitch and grandstand are in the northeastern corner. Didn't mean to lead you astray and get you lost trying to find it. :)
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Thérèse said...

Nice to see you!
:-)

Marka said...

Great composition! I keep getting drawn back into the mirror when I look at the brickwork.

Paula said...

It would be very sad for us to learn you were squished just after you retired. That would be totally unjust. Totally.

Pietro said...

Really an interesting image, Julie.
Happy weekend!

Anya said...

I can see you .... LOL
Unique shot you are very creative
:-)

Ann said...

Lovely, I really like reflection shots. Like the tiny photographer as well.

Rob and Mandy said...

Nice one!

Diane AZ said...

Beautiful image with a nice view; glad you included some pedestrians too.

Your EG Tour Guide said...

This is excellent, Julie. Now I need to try to capture something similar. Hmmm. I wonder where I can find one of these mirrors.

Quasi Serendipita said...

Great shot!

cieldequimper said...

Excellent Julie, I love this!

Dimple said...

Good shot! Squishing pedestrians is something to be avoided, and this mirror makes it easier to do. It also lets the photographer do "stealth" photography!

Stine in Ontario said...

Oh wow! I think I see YOU i this photo. :)

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Crafty Green Poet said...

excellent shot, very useful mirror too!

ρομπερτ said...

While being a student I was told that there are even straight curves, now I know about round corners - thank you.

A wonderful Sunday for you.

BaysideLife said...

Very cool composition. A gateway, a streetscape and a self-portrait--a very busy photo. Thanks for your kind comments at baysidelife. I'm glad you stopped by so I could find you.

Coffeedoff said...

Great reflection.
Hi Julie, thanks for your visit. It does bother me a bit the waste of my talents. But then if no one wants them, what can I do! so I just enjoy every day that I have.

storyteller said...

What a FUN shot for Weekend Reflections! Thanks for visiting mine at Small Reflections. I'm catching up belatedly this morning after a few busy days in the real world ;-)
Hugs and blessings,

Malyss said...

Interesting reflection , and also a funny self-portrait!

Chef Kar said...

Great ~ crisp ~ clear. Many reflections, actually ~ you can see buildings in the opposite glass buildings too! I'm inspired.

My first effort: Weekend Reflection ~ Mussolini's Rome

J Bar said...

We can't seem to escape those graffiti artists anywhere these days.

Ann said...

I am not the best driver. Once I was almost in a collision because the other driver turned 90 degrees into my path. My husband kept saying, you should have looked into that mirror, you could have defensive driving. Guess what, I never even knew that mirror was there. After that, i always look into that mirror.

Pacey said...

You caught that woman in camera...that's a great shot..sorry for the late visit Julie, got tied up over the weekend.