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Family Room Reflections

Posted by
john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 2 June 2009 in Miscellaneous and Portfolio.

This one is for Florence and Karine. It's a shot from inside of our family room. And coming from Jack (and not an artist with this style), it seems perfect for Silly Tuesday.


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"Available light is any damn light that is available!" W. Eugene Smith

NIKON D700 1/25 second F/9.0 ISO 200 62 mm (35mm equiv.)

Cricket-Tammy from Alabama, United States

This is lovely. At first I didn't read your description. I was going to ask how you processed this. I think it is a beautiful image.

2 Jun 2009 5:14am

@Cricket-Tammy: Actually I did next to nothing with this shot. It was totally for fun.

ordinaryimages from Kentucky Bluegrass, United States

Oregon is a silly place to have a Tuesday. silly...bow!

2 Jun 2009 5:38am

@ordinaryimages: Silly; Tuesday; my wife goes nuts when I repeat myself.

djedfre from schaumburg, United States

that's really keeping with nature!
(silly post here)

2 Jun 2009 5:39am

Stunner from Kingston, Jamaica

Nice work John.

2 Jun 2009 5:57am

Linerberry from Sumner, Christchurch, New Zealand

I think you are both silly and creative....I really quite love this shot!!!! Thank you again Jack for becoming Silly Papa whilst I'm away. I will try to visit every Tuesday even if I don't manage to post!
Take care my friend and 'Go the Silliness' :-)

2 Jun 2009 7:49am

@Linerberry: Again, have a great trip.

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Lovely shot..

2 Jun 2009 7:56am

zOOm from Paris, France

Hi Jack ! Gives the impression you're living on trees ! Must be great but a bit risky, no ? ;-)

2 Jun 2009 8:44am

jamesy from christchurch, New Zealand

fantastic I love it

2 Jun 2009 8:48am

MrsAmber from West Wickham, United Kingdom

I think this is lovely. Interesting and great colours

2 Jun 2009 9:22am

@MrsAmber: Thank you.

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece

That's amazing and very artistic!

2 Jun 2009 10:21am

Jean-François from Les Issambres, France

une lumière magique !

2 Jun 2009 10:37am

Craig from Vacaville, California, United States

Excellent! I love the capture of the reflection. I don't understand why it is silly though.

2 Jun 2009 10:50am

@Craig: Because it is so unlike me. I just don't do that sort of thing. The only reason for this shot was because it was all in the capture; no manipulation whatsoever.

Marie LC from Voiron, France

Un peu comme si deux photos avaient été superposées

2 Jun 2009 11:23am

Nicholas from Shah Alam, Malaysia

Lol was a bit confused then I got it. Binoculars for bird watching as well?

2 Jun 2009 11:25am

@Nicholas: The binoculars was a sheer stroke of luck.

Vachel from Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

amazing and interesting shot..

2 Jun 2009 11:55am

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

I think this is cool Jack!

2 Jun 2009 12:32pm

@bluechameleon: Thanks; it was fun.

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Génial!!!! Très belle image à la fois côté jardin et intérieur! Magnifiques couleurs! Bravo Jack!

2 Jun 2009 1:36pm

@mo.langel: Thanks, Mo.

[email protected] - Wolfgang from Granby, Québec, Canada

I'm trying to figure out what is reflection and what is real, good job!

2 Jun 2009 1:39pm

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

I like this! A really fun layery kind of effect! (Beautiful yard too!)

2 Jun 2009 1:42pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

It's very interesting. Nice.

2 Jun 2009 1:43pm

Judy from Brooksville, Florida, United States

Wow, this is great - a 'double exposure' of sorts ... and thanks for helping continue the STs.

2 Jun 2009 2:04pm

Yvonne Simons from Tilburg, Netherlands

Very creative!

2 Jun 2009 2:15pm

Marie-Hélène Ammor from Casablanca/Paris, Morocco

Superb ! I love the colors and these suggested reflections are beautiful !

2 Jun 2009 2:30pm

Don from spokane, United States

A nice reflection, indoors and out, shot. Nice to see your lush view out the family room window.

2 Jun 2009 2:41pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

L'interférence entre l'intérieur et l'extérieure donne une vision magique, un peu comme si la pièce avec les meubles étaient disposés directement dans la nature. Etonnante mais séduisante idée.

2 Jun 2009 2:52pm

@Evelyne Dubos: It was all by luck; nothing really by design. I noticed the reflections so vivid in the window and I wondered how they would capture; so I fired away.

alex centrella from California, United States

great shot john,,

2 Jun 2009 3:45pm

Ajay from Pune, India

I find it quite creative than silly. But yes, as you said it doesn't match your style of shots with no room for imperfections.

2 Jun 2009 4:12pm

@Ajay: What I meant was that I don't do composites. Plus, I am not nearly as creative as I would like to be.

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld(old Pembroke Dock boy,Wales), Germany

I´m havinga hard job finding this silly !! It´s far too good for that !!

2 Jun 2009 4:18pm

marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

excellent shot ,jack !!! wonderful idea !
friendships!

2 Jun 2009 4:30pm

Onlymehdi from Wayne, United States

Very Beautiful

2 Jun 2009 4:37pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

if this is Jack's idea of silly, I wonder what John thinks of it!!! Nice catch with that reflection...before I read description, I thought you were building a virtual tree house!!
Happy Tuesday!!

2 Jun 2009 4:41pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

2 Jun 2009 4:59pm

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

nice silly Tuesday, not silly at all, but nice light and reflection !

2 Jun 2009 5:39pm

lydia from Paris, France

That's a good idea Jack , I love the composition and the colors .

2 Jun 2009 5:41pm

willow from Chelsea, United States

Tough to figure out what's what in this one. Silliness rules!

2 Jun 2009 5:43pm

@willow: "Tough to figure out what's what" - now that's the story of my life.

baobab from Cambridge, United States

I love the inside-outside feel of this shot - somewhat reminiscent of Rabbit's Alice In Wonderland style. from the reflections it is clear that you are at home in the woods.

2 Jun 2009 5:48pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A beautiful shot. The reflections are amazing of course.

2 Jun 2009 5:59pm

@Steve Rice: It was a Sunday morning, and I remember how dumbstruck I was when I saw the reflections in the window. The results turned out better than I had even hoped.

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Really nice through the window capture. The colors and clarity are exceptional.

2 Jun 2009 6:55pm

@sherri: Thanks, Sherri. Wish that you were on Am3. The shot on your blog right now is perfect for Silly Tuesday.

Yvon from Orleans, France

nice and lovely shot

2 Jun 2009 7:06pm

kisskool from fontainebleau, France

beau rendu, bien vu

2 Jun 2009 7:16pm

@kisskool: Thank you.

laur from Clermont-Ferrand, France

Lovely shot.

2 Jun 2009 7:58pm

Sarah from Switzerland

Ooh, I do like this a lot! It's like inviting nature into your livingroom - something I'd love to do! This is a very cool shot.

2 Jun 2009 8:06pm

[email protected] from Paris, France

Sharp ! Luminous ! Rich !

2 Jun 2009 8:09pm

@[email protected]: As I said, this was for you and Flo.

Lee from Fort Frances Ontario, Canada

A great capture Jack. I like it. It works for Silly Tuesday.

2 Jun 2009 8:12pm

dkc from Xanthi, Greece

Clever composition and good silly fun photo!

2 Jun 2009 8:12pm

Mathilde Collot from Fontainebleau, France

Superb! as a inversely! outside or inside? Or image in the image! I like!!

2 Jun 2009 9:14pm

Suzanne from Huntington Bch, California, United States

Great shot. What an lovely place where you live.

2 Jun 2009 10:26pm

@Suzanne: Thanks, Suzanne. It is a lovely place; there are lush gardens all around the house.

[email protected] from Paris, France

Oh ! I didn't notice (read the caption), I blush & say Thanks [email protected]* :)

2 Jun 2009 10:42pm

@[email protected]: You and Flo do such a great job with that which pushes the edge of the envelope.

marianne from Toulouse, France

a very great shot, wonderful reflexion !!!!

2 Jun 2009 11:02pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

Kind of expect to see Tarzan.

2 Jun 2009 11:18pm

Richard_Irwin from Belper, United Kingdom

I think it has worked really well, the binoculars add a funny dimension in the way they are placed

2 Jun 2009 11:21pm

@Richard_Irwin: Wish that I could say that the placement was intentional.

MysLykeMeeh from Toronto, Canada

wow...greenery effect! soothing in our eyes. Wonderful shot!

3 Jun 2009 12:53am

jeff (aka dogilicious) from Millerstown, PA, United States

Pretty artistic. Good that someone washed the windows!

3 Jun 2009 12:54am

@jeff (aka dogilicious): It wasn't me.

jim longacre from sebastopol, United States

this is great !! BTW. your image of bluebells yesterday is SENSATIONAL !!!

3 Jun 2009 1:02am

@jim longacre: Thanks, Jim.

Chris Parr from Jefferson City, United States

Oh I really like it. It's like the best of both worlds. Cool shot.

3 Jun 2009 2:17am

@Chris Parr: Thanks, Chris.

dj.tigersprout from New York City, United States

a STUNNING shot -- i love indoor / outdoor shots -- and this is a superb rendition!! gorgeous saturation and bright color and lighting!!

3 Jun 2009 3:06am

@dj.tigersprout: Thanks, dj.

Toni from Eastern Washington, United States

Oh my, but you had me puzzled at what I was looking at, at first. I love reflection shots and this view through your family room window is great, silly or not. =)

3 Jun 2009 6:26am

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

Fantastic shot! The clarity is amazing! Love the delicate reflections in the window. Nice work!

4 Jun 2009 5:16am

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

You baffled me here..not sure what is what..but lovely

4 Jun 2009 5:29am

xavier cardell from menorca-barcelona, Spain

Very well seen. Excellent reflections. Good job!

4 Jun 2009 11:03pm