Weekly Photo Challenge – Reflections I

When I saw that this week’s photo challenge was ‘reflections’ I almost fell off my stool. How good is that? One of my favourite subjects ever, particularly in landscapes.

For now I have simply retrieved a couple of old photographs, one of which was used in my very first ever blog post, but I have gone to the trouble of taking them into lightroom (now that I have it) and brushing them up a little bit.

The first image was taken just up the road on the way to Macroom, Co. Cork when I was just a few minutes late getting to where I aimed to be for sunrise. Still, this capture kind of made up for it.

Reflections at Dawn
Reflections at Dawn

The second image was taken in Argyllshire, Scotland in a place where some of my ancestors lived.

Reflections of the Past
Reflections of the Past

Despite the repeats (almost as bad as the television) I hope you like the first of my entries for this week’s theme. I am almost salivating working out which other images I should use.

Happy Saturday all round! 🍀

73 thoughts on “Weekly Photo Challenge – Reflections I

    1. I agree with your comments on the first image. When I first saw the image my thoughts were it looks overdone. However, that was it – I had used no filters, no tricks, mho post processing. That was the blaze of the morning captured. Once more your comments are really appreciated. MM 🍀

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  1. Spectacular, dramatic, beautiful colors and contrast; amazing reflection! However, what I like the most in your picture is how interactive it is. I can’t stop trying to visualize the part of the clouds, reflected in the water, missing in the sky due to the composition. Congratulations Mike!

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      1. No no no credit for cello instrument playing where none is due. Should have said packing tape as in…packing tape. However…she said with a smile…I do play a mean piano as in…classical.

        You should be outside JRCRG taking photos for all of us to enjoy. Did that just sound like a nag? not as in horse/nag…but as in more photos please, sir.

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