Posts Tagged ‘reflections’

This week’s Lens-Artists Challenge might have you seeing double. Although most things aren’t truly symmetrical, many are so close that you can’t tell the difference or you feel that you’re seeing symmetry.

When I think of symmetry, the William Blake poem springs immediately to mind:

Tyger Tyger, burning bright, 
In the forests of the night; 
What immortal hand or eye, 
Could frame thy fearful symmetry?

Fortunately for you, there’s nothing fearful about the symmetry I’m sharing today. The snowy egret in this first shot is almost dancing on the water and with the water’s smooth cooperation, it’s almost perfectly symmetrical.

“Symmetry is what we see at a glance; based on the fact that there is no reason for any difference…”
― Blaise Pascal, Pensées

Here’s another almost symmetrical shot from the Riverwalk in Naperville, Illinois.

Although this photo is less symmetrically perfect than the previous ones, there’s still a pleasing almost-symmetry about it and it feels balanced.

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for One Word Sunday: patchwork

One turtle in particular is lost in reflection. The rest are just hanging out in the sun.

Status update. My three-day trip back starts Wednesday and then it’s full bore into moving mode. Despite everything I had to do here, it’s been a break as well and time with family. God’s certainly expedited things as for that I’m truly thankful!!

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(Forgive my absence today. I’ll be working at Coffee Con all day. Have a wonderful Saturday.)

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for Six Word Saturday

for Six Word Saturday

Pardon a second post for the day, but when I visited Cee’s site, I saw that three of her Fun Foto Challenge themes, mirror, black and white, and reflection, could be encompassed by one photo I took some years ago and still really like.  So without further ado…

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