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When capturing my photos, I angled the camera and tried to get as up close to my subject as possible. I learned that you can capture interesting images by not showing the main focus but being able to see it in the reflection. I think the strength in my photos was the composition. I think my strongest photo is the one by the water. I have been experimenting more with the way I take photos and find they are most interesting if I angle the camera and taking the reflection photos with the flash off. I can continue to improve the way I capture my shots. In the image, there is a good composition and you can see more in the reflection than you can see of the actual image. I struggled with taking reflection photos by the mirror. The flash created hot spots in one image. I created a successful composition by including different colors, and making sure the viewer's eye went all the way around the image. I enjoyed this assignment because you had to think creatively about where you could find reflection. It was frustrating taking pictures with the mirror because you had to find a way to take the photo without getting distracting information in the reflection. 

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Comment by Melissa Kingsbury on November 15, 2012 at 8:30am

Thanks for the tips, I will take your advice and reshoot it. As you can tell I am trying to learn reflection. : )

Comment by Heather Stobbs on November 15, 2012 at 7:47am

I like how there is texture in the water but I feel like there should be more color because it's mainly grey. You might want to boost the contrast. I like how you can see what's under the water still and how the tree is shown in the water but you can't see the actual tree. 

Comment by Melissa Kingsbury on November 15, 2012 at 7:28am

What do you think of this reflection?

Comment by Melissa Kingsbury on November 15, 2012 at 7:28am

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