Through A Glass Darkly
Take 52 Week #8: Mirror
I had a lot of ideas when I read this week’s theme. I spent a lot of time today fiddling with the various funky mirrors in our house. At one point I even attempted to use another camera lens as a mirror, but I never quite got the effect I was going for.
Then I saw the reflection of the dwindling sun in the one-way glass at the school tonight. And I knew I’d found my shot.
I like how ominous the tree looks with in the fading sun. And I like the effect of the jet-stream – I hadn’t seen it when I was composing the photo. It wasn’t until I opened the image on the computer after returning inside that I saw that streak of horizontal light across the sky. The window panes segment what looks like a normal nature shot, and give it the perspective of being reflected by the window. I’m rather thankful it is a holiday week from school, or I would certainly have been given strange looks peering into a window with a camera.
Thanks to all of the talented Take 52 members who have visited here in the past 8 weeks. There have been so many kind words here and on the site. That interactive aspect of the challenge makes it even more enjoyable.