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Reflection In A Puddle  
User currently offlineCabbott From Denmark, joined Mar 2000, 497 posts, RR: 4
Posted (13 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 1435 times:

Tried to be creative the other day and find surface water to reflect in a photograph.

I managed this one of a Eastern Airways Jetstream.

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Photo © Colin Abbott



Has anyone else done some experimenting with reflection photography?

Colin


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User currently offlineFly-K From Germany, joined May 2000, 3148 posts, RR: 52
Reply 1, posted (13 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 1293 times:
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Mostly involuntarily, on a rain-soaked ramp...
 Wink/being sarcastic
Konstantin



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User currently offlineThom@s From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 11951 posts, RR: 47
Reply 2, posted (13 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 1285 times:

I have afew simmilar pictures, but they didn't turn out like this intentionally (sp?). I won't upload any though, cause they turned out a bit grey and blurry.

But I like your photo Colin.  Big thumbs up

Thom@s



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User currently offlineMikephotos From United States of America, joined Oct 2000, 2923 posts, RR: 54
Reply 3, posted (13 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 1290 times:

Nice shot Colin!

Here's my attempt with a slightly larger aircraft:


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Photo © Michael F. McLaughlin



Michael


User currently offlineCfalk From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (13 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 1278 times:

Nice shot Colin!

This one stayed as my wallpaper for ages. Wish I could get on the tarmac for these kind of shots.

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Photo © Dietmar Schreiber



Charles


User currently offlineCabbott From Denmark, joined Mar 2000, 497 posts, RR: 4
Reply 5, posted (13 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 1267 times:

Now guys that one rocks!

What a shot. Well done Dietmar

I guess its just your luck, personally for me its always raining at my home airport so these shots shouldn't be that difficult.

Also liked the L1011 ATA very much Mike

Colin


User currently offlineBO__einG From Canada, joined Apr 2000, 2770 posts, RR: 18
Reply 6, posted (13 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 1251 times:

Reflection shots are really nice indeed.
I just wish that there was a reflection shot of a 747 in
Princess Juiliana airport cuz its soo close to the ocean.. Smile
Now THAT WOULD BE REALLY NICE!
Low and Cool..

Bo



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User currently offlineCanadian747400 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (13 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 1245 times:

Here are some of my reflection shots:


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Photo © Darcy Stevens



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Photo © Darcy Stevens



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Photo © Darcy Stevens





User currently offlineCabbott From Denmark, joined Mar 2000, 497 posts, RR: 4
Reply 8, posted (13 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 1227 times:

Great Shots Guys!

Its good to be creative now and then.

I liked the Air Canada pictures.

I guess you got to be there at the correct time. The last thing you need is your camera getting wet!

Most cameras are splash proof but you go to take a risk now and then for "That Shot"

Colin


User currently offlineChris28_17 From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 1439 posts, RR: 10
Reply 9, posted (13 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 1231 times:

My humble contribution to the post....


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Photo © Chris weldy



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Photo © Chris weldy





CHRIS


User currently offlineAndyEastMids From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 1005 posts, RR: 2
Reply 10, posted (13 years 4 months 1 week 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 1203 times:

Here's my contribution to the debate - just uploaded today...


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Photo © Andy Martin



I like reflection shots... in moderation. They're nice novelties from time to time, but shouldn't be overdone.

Andy


User currently offlineN949WP From Hong Kong, joined Feb 2000, 1437 posts, RR: 1
Reply 11, posted (13 years 4 months 1 week 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 1189 times:

I tried my best, but the water wasn't still enough for a perfect reflection.


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Photo © Gordon Ho



'949


User currently offlineFlyf15 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (13 years 4 months 1 week 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 1177 times:

Ah, how many times I've missed shots like these because I didn't bring my camera (can't shoot in the rain anyways, right? haha)

But, here is my contribution...


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Photo © Chris Barrow




User currently offlineGranite From UK - Scotland, joined May 1999, 5568 posts, RR: 64
Reply 13, posted (13 years 4 months 1 week 2 days ago) and read 1175 times:
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Hi all

I have never really had the opportunity for shots with puddles but managed to get a few with reflections from last years Zürich trip:

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Photo © Gary Watt



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Photo © Gary Watt


I remember the LOT 737 shot well. Standing in the rain with only a shirt on (trousers as well!) I hid the camera under my shirt until it moved into position. I did get a few funny looks  Smile

Regards
Gary Watt
Aberdeen, Scotland


User currently offlineThom@s From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 11951 posts, RR: 47
Reply 14, posted (13 years 4 months 1 week 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 1156 times:

Gary, You did get a few good pictures aswell.  Smile

Thom@s



"If guns don't kill people, people kill people - does that mean toasters don't toast toast, toast toast toast?"
User currently offlineJan Mogren From Sweden, joined Dec 2000, 2043 posts, RR: 51
Reply 15, posted (13 years 4 months 1 week 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 1165 times:

OK, here is one I did.

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Photo © Jan Mogren



/JM



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User currently offlineGranite From UK - Scotland, joined May 1999, 5568 posts, RR: 64
Reply 16, posted (13 years 4 months 1 week 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 1161 times:
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Hi Jan

How did you get so close to the ground without getting wet?

Do you rest the camera on something or was it at the edge of the pool?

Regards
Gary Watt
Aberdeen, Scotland


User currently offlineJan Mogren From Sweden, joined Dec 2000, 2043 posts, RR: 51
Reply 17, posted (13 years 4 months 1 week 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 1158 times:

Hi Gary,
I just lay flat on the ground, just outside the puddle.
/JM



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User currently offlineDazed767 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 5489 posts, RR: 51
Reply 18, posted (13 years 4 months 1 week 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 1149 times:


This is one I did for the first time last week at JFK.


User currently offlineDazed767 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 5489 posts, RR: 51
Reply 19, posted (13 years 4 months 1 week 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 1149 times:

147507 is the photo id, im using a computer at the airport, and it's got beef with me.

User currently offlineGeorge From Netherlands, joined Apr 2000, 115 posts, RR: 1
Reply 20, posted (13 years 4 months 1 week 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 1142 times:

Great shots guys especially those from Dietmar, Andy and Jan.

I didn't try it much but my best shot sofar is:


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Photo © George Polfliet



Keep them coming, George


User currently offlineL_188 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 21, posted (13 years 4 months 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 1120 times:

I have a great one of a NAC 727 930FT that I haven't downloaded. I don't think it will get acepted because of the fact it is a white aircraft on a white background.

But here are a couple that I did get on the site.


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Photo © Shawn Miller



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Photo © Shawn Miller



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Photo © Shawn Miller




User currently offlineCathay111 From Australia, joined Oct 2006, 55 posts, RR: 15
Reply 22, posted (13 years 4 months 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 1105 times:

Here's my effort, not quite a reflection in a puddle, but....


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Photo © Craig Murray



Cheers
Craig Murray


User currently offlineMirage From Portugal, joined May 1999, 3122 posts, RR: 14
Reply 23, posted (13 years 4 months 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 1092 times:

My attempt on a very special season...

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Photo © Luis Rosa


Luis, Faro, Portugal


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