(image looks sharper and clearing by clicking on it to view in lightbox)
I rarely do “series” on my blog, because if I do they just get strung out for weeks at a time since I like to change things up on a daily basis. At that point it’s hard to keep track of them. But yesterday I started an “Over the Fence” series and today this is kind of the beginning of what will start out as a small “Phoenix Reflections” series.
Last week after we had a rare moment of rain, I decided to head downtown around dusk to get some reflection shots. My Dark City image last week was the first shot I took, but then I forced myself to start looking “down” instead of “up” or “out.”
Sometimes if you want to stay on task, you just have to make yourself focus.
So I found a nice, flat parking lot full of large puddles and started exploring their reflections. It was a beautiful time of evening, with the sun having just set, some murky clouds hanging around and awesome contrast in the asphalt with the striping. I made it a goal to keep the reflections based around the buildings around me.
Had a lot of fun and wished this particular moment in time had lasted three hours instead of 20 minutes.
I have a few more shots from that night, but this may become an ongoing series depending on the frequency of rain we get here…so it may be months *grin*
(exif: canon eos 5d mark ii, tamron 17-35mm 2.8, 27mm, f/10, iso 100)