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This week's topic is On Reflection

Take a picture of a reflection, it could be a reflection of yourself, someone else, of something living or something built, engineered or made, it could be a reflection in water, glass, mirror or anything reflective.

Pictures to be taken between 00.01am Monday 10th October 2011 to 23:59 Sunday 16th October 2011 .
Pictures to be posted in the entries thread no later than 23.59pm Monday 16th October 2011.
Poll will be up Tuesday 17th October 2011.
Winner to be announced Saturday 22nd October 2011.

The Rules for the weekly competition are...

By entering you agree to take responsibility to
Post a topic on the Sunday following your declared win
Create an entries thread
Create a chat thread
Create a poll for that weeks comp and declare the winner on the Saturday
(if for any reason there is a problem and no subject is posted by the winner by Monday night admin will advise second place winner to post the topic asap, do the poll etc)

In case of a tie, the first entry posted wins.

Photos to be taken during the specified dates, ie Monday xx to Sunday xx

Pictures to be posted in the entries thread no later than 23.59 Monday night

Good luck everyone  :tup:



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If you haven't already, don't forget to snap your entry.  :tup: :beer:
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If you haven't already, don't forget to snap your entry.  :tup: :beer:

So far I took only very traditional reflection shots! Haven't found anything spectacular, or different. Took some autumnal shots this morning, some of which include the duckpond, so I hope they came out a bit more ... well, you know ... not tóó traditional.
I'm now going to have a look at them.
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You can't say I do not immediately spring into action, when prompted to enter for the competition!

It is one of the run of the mill reflections, as I did not have the time/luck/ ideas to go for something special!

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Not having any lakes or standing water available, I resorted to my old favourite - shop, or in this case, bank, windows. I thought it was a interesting juxtaposition.

So you don't have to go the entry thread to look at it, it's here:

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I've gone for the slightly subtle reflection but with a distinctly unsubtle subject matter!

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Out of my tree this week with an abstract shot, Background Within



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« Last Edit: October 16, 2011, 02:17:05 PM by beauxreflets »
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"Light anchors things in place and gives perspective meaning."

The choices we make are rooted in reflection.

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Managed to get an entry done this week whilst the other half is getting ready to go to a black tie do with work, luckily I was not invited  :tup:
 
I had thought about going down to the river as it’s a really still night and thought I might get some reflections in the water, but I see I’ve already been beaten to that idea with some excellent shots.

So I’m in with this ‘mirror mirror on the wall’ but actually the mirror was stood on a table!!


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Can anyone remind me? Are we allowed to change our entry as I prefer this, taken today



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You can change your mind as much as you like provided there is a picture up by midnight Monday. I think some people don't post early for this very reason.
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Re: Weekly Competition Chat thread: 10th – 16th 2011 Subject: On Reflection
« Reply #10 on: October 16, 2011, 07:48:35 PM »
Cheers!  :tup:
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Re: Weekly Competition Chat thread: 10th – 16th 2011 Subject: On Reflection
« Reply #11 on: October 17, 2011, 08:57:19 AM »
Well thats my entry posted  :D

It wasn't what I was planning on doing but am quite pleased with the picture....



I was just playing around taking shots of anything reflective in my office and it wasn't until I looked at this shot on my PC that I realised it had a couple of "reflections" - the one in the head of the lamp, but then the pictures too (which weren't placed for the shot, they are always there). There's 4 generations of my family in those pictures - my grandad (who is no longer with us), my dad, me and my son.

Good luck all  :tup:

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Re: Weekly Competition Chat thread: 10th – 16th 2011 Subject: On Reflection
« Reply #12 on: October 17, 2011, 06:15:27 PM »
Great entries again this week, it is going to be hard to select one  :-\  above another :tup:
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The choices we make are rooted in reflection.

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Re: Weekly Competition Chat thread: 10th – 16th 2011 Subject: On Reflection
« Reply #13 on: October 17, 2011, 07:43:12 PM »
^^ gotta agree the standard is getting better and my effort wasn't that great or original so I'll wait for next week!
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