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Urban Reflections #1

Posted by Eric Cousineau (Sherwood Park, Canada) on 24 October 2011 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

For the next few days I would like to present a series of images that I am calling Urban Reflections. These were taken on September 17, 2011 as we strolled through downtown Edmonton.

Pentax K200D 1/350 second F/8.0 ISO 100 222 mm (35mm equiv.)

urban | reflections | edmonton | alberta

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Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Beautiful reflections and colors. Love this blue !

24 Oct 2011 5:26am

@Marie LC: Thank you very much Marie! ;-)

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

Well done, beautiful nuances in blue.
I love reflections....

24 Oct 2011 7:37am

@Gérard Beullac: Thank you very much Gerard! Yes, so do I! ;-)

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

fantastic eyesight
well done

24 Oct 2011 7:40am

@Shaahin Bahremand: Thank you very much Shaahin! ;-)

Riccardo from Rome, Italy

Wow Eric 5 star!!

24 Oct 2011 8:09am

@Riccardo: Thank you very much Riccardo! You are most kind! ;-)

Olivier from Manage, Belgium

great composition..;

24 Oct 2011 8:16am

@Olivier: Thank you very much Olivier! ;-)

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Excellent framing.. lovely shot.

24 Oct 2011 8:22am

@Sarito: Thank you very much my friend! ;-)

Phil from Sausset les Pins, France

Amazing composition and lovely colors , Phil

24 Oct 2011 8:36am

@Phil: Thank you very much Phil! ;-)

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Good composition of lines and reflections!

24 Oct 2011 9:01am

@Paco Díaz: Thank you very much Paco! ;-)

P J W Miller from Chase Terrace, United Kingdom

creative composition, these buildings are great

24 Oct 2011 9:19am

@P J W Miller: Thank you very much Peter! ;-)

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Beau graphisme et magnifiques reflets!

24 Oct 2011 9:24am

@mo.langel: Merci beaucoup Mo! ;-)

tataray from france, France

Un beau cadrage ... Et les détails magnifiques.)

24 Oct 2011 10:22am

@tataray: Merci beaucoup Raymonde! ;-)

Scene by Sharon Photography from Kingston, Ontario, Canada

I love the abstract nature of this photo and the blues are beautiful!

24 Oct 2011 10:39am

@Scene by Sharon Photography: Thank you very much Sharon! ;-)

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Excellent - this will be a great series - glass as the architecture of illusion.

24 Oct 2011 10:58am

@Stephen: Thank you very much Stephen! Well put....the architecture of illusion..... ;-)

Laurette from Johannesburg - Fourways, South Africa

Excellent capture with fabulous framing. Fabulous reflections and beautiful colours. Well done !!!

24 Oct 2011 10:59am

@Laurette: Thank you very much Laurette! ;-)

El pare from Prepirineu, Andorra

I think it will be a promising series. You know, Eric, how I like reflections.
Have a nice time.

24 Oct 2011 11:38am

@El pare: Thank you very much Manel! Yes, and hopefully my humble efforts will meet with your approval! ;-)

janina from Melbourne, Australia's a good beginning! :O)

24 Oct 2011 11:42am

@janina: Thank you very much Janina! ;-)

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

cool reflection ;)

24 Oct 2011 11:50am

@Mariana M.: Thank you very much Mariana! ;-)

Roman from Thiersee, Austria

wow, stunning cool reflection!
very well captured!

24 Oct 2011 12:01pm

@Roman: Thank you very much Roman! ;-)

Heinz from Hamm, Germany

das fängt ja schon mal gut an.
Wunderbare Spiegelung.

24 Oct 2011 12:01pm

@Heinz: Vielen Dank Heinz! ;-)

Christel from Köln, Germany

Good afternoon Eric,
An interesting title and photo. The reflections are fantastic captured. It pleases me very well. Thank you for the comments of recent days. It made ​​me very happy. I wish you a nice time, all the best and health including your family. Dear greetings from Christel

24 Oct 2011 12:18pm

@Christel: Thank you very much Christel! I am glad you enjoyed it. Hopefully the rest of the series will be as good in your eyes! ;-)

Jim Wilson from Malvern, Pennsylvania, United States

Good work, Eric. The composition and colors are just right.

24 Oct 2011 12:34pm

@Jim Wilson: Thank you very much Jim! ;-)

RBL from Oxford, United States

Fantastic colorful patterns created by the sky and clouds in these reflections, great silver and blues! Great capture!

24 Oct 2011 12:35pm

@RBL: Thank you very much Ruthie! ;-)

Mhelene from Paris, France

Splendid ! A superb composition !!

24 Oct 2011 12:42pm

@Mhelene: Thank you very much Mhelene! ;-)

GJC from Kyoto (京都), Japan

Nice graphics here, especially enhanced by the complementary colors.

24 Oct 2011 12:57pm

@GJC: Thank you very much GJC! ;-)

PATRICK from miramas, France


24 Oct 2011 1:03pm

@PATRICK: Thank you very much Patrick! ;-)

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

Outstanding photograph!

24 Oct 2011 1:11pm

@Ralph Jones: Thank you very much Ralph! ;-)

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

this is truly spectacular bravo Eric!

24 Oct 2011 1:15pm

@Lorraine: Thank you very much Lorraine! ;-)

rem_la from Villiers, France

une belle reflection !

24 Oct 2011 1:39pm

@rem_la: Merci beaucoup rem_la! ;-)

Don Levesque from Saint John, Canada

Love the framing! A beautiful mixture of colours and the reflections are amazing.
Can't wait to see the rest of the series.

24 Oct 2011 1:49pm

@Don Levesque: Thank you very much Don! ;-)

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Fantastic reflection shot Eric - I love the mosaic look to this. Very well seen!

24 Oct 2011 1:50pm

@Jason Politte: Thank you very much Jason! ;-)

franz from Baden, Austria

very much to my liking, eric ... i love this kind of photo, so i'm looking forward to this series ...

24 Oct 2011 3:21pm

@franz: Thank you very much Franz! I hope you enjoy the rest of the series just as much! ;-)

Lalena from Barcelona, Spain

Fantasic reflection Eric!!

24 Oct 2011 3:59pm

@Lalena: Thank you very much Lalena! ;-)

Phil David Morris 2011 from Saskatoon, New York, Canada

Wonderful photo, and all those squares become unique with their own reflection
on it, which gives it singular detail and beauty.

24 Oct 2011 4:12pm

@Phil David Morris 2011: Thank you very much Phil! ;-)

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

This is a winner Eric, one of your best!

24 Oct 2011 4:17pm

@Curly: Thank you very much Curly! ;-)

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Magnificent reflections ... I love the textures in blue and white Best reards, Adela

24 Oct 2011 5:35pm

@Adela Fonts: Thank you very much Adela! ;-)

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Interesting capture Eric...very urban...nice reflection and tones

24 Oct 2011 5:36pm

@StarCosmosBleu: Thank you very much Marcel! ;-)

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Magnificent, Eric - I love these reflections...I agree with Ralph, this is superb photography!

24 Oct 2011 5:38pm

@Denny Jump Photo: Thank you very much Denny! ;-)

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Really clever Eric - had my eyes working over time here, good contemporary image and a good title to match. Doesn't get much better.

24 Oct 2011 5:49pm

@Ainsley: Thank you very much Ainsley! ;-)

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Super compo et iamge fantastique quel graphsime et iamge splendide

24 Oct 2011 6:06pm

@Nicou: Merci beaucoup Nicou! ;-)

DowsherVision from PARIS, France

Lovely work, very well seen and done !

24 Oct 2011 6:40pm

@DowsherVision: Merci beaucoup DowsherVision! ;-)

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Wow! I love the intersecting lines, the blue and the reflection. Great composition!

24 Oct 2011 7:41pm

@Elaine Hancock: Thank you very much Elaine! ;-)

Tomek from Poznań, Poland

Wonderful play of reflection.Stunning blue color.

24 Oct 2011 7:53pm

@Tomek: Thank you very much Tomek! ;-)

myky from Ontario, Canada

Nicely captured with the clouds adding another layer of interest.

24 Oct 2011 8:06pm

@myky: Thank you very much Myky! ;-)

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

outstanding patterns

24 Oct 2011 8:42pm

@john4jack: Thank you very much Jack! ;-)

Daniel Ramos from Ciudad Real, Spain

Bravo Eric!

24 Oct 2011 9:05pm

@Daniel Ramos: Thank you very much Daniel! ;-)

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Gorgeous! I really like this composition.

24 Oct 2011 10:02pm

@Steve Rice: Thank you very much Steve! ;-)

Dokmateo from Madrid, Spain

Beautiful! Another interesting series to watch. Great capture.

24 Oct 2011 11:05pm

@Dokmateo: Thank you very much Dokmateo! Glad to have you along for the ride! ;-)

Sandy Weston from Maine, United States

This glass is amazing....the reflection and the details from it! Awesome work Eric :)

25 Oct 2011 12:46am

@Sandy Weston: Thank you very much Sandy! ;-)

AMH from Buenos Aires, Argentina

that a good photo. I like a lot. a big kiss. Alejandra

25 Oct 2011 2:02am

@AMH: Thank you very much Alejandra! ;-)

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

No small town reflections in Edmonton ... this is a super shot!

25 Oct 2011 2:10am

@Judy aka L@dybug: Thank you very much Judy! Hopefully we can impress..... ;-))

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

That's so great! I sure do love urban reflections!

25 Oct 2011 4:18am

@Bettina: Thank you very much Bettina! I was definitely thinking of you on this shoot! ;-)

Veronique from Suisse/France, France

WOW !!!!

25 Oct 2011 7:36am

@Veronique: Thank you very much Veronique! ;-)

Elora from Genoa, Italy

Ohhhh Very very nice Eric!!! Fabulous!

25 Oct 2011 4:43pm

@Elora: Thank you very much Elora! Glad you enjoyed it! ;-)

Eric C. from Ivry sur Seine, France

This one is great !!

26 Oct 2011 1:13pm

@Eric C.: Merci beaucoup Eric! ;-)

Philmess from cherves, France

Dommage j'ai oublié mon lance pierre , Thierry la fronde aurait pris son pied

26 Oct 2011 3:28pm

@Philmess: LOL .... Merci beaucoup Philmess et bienvenue sur mon blog! S'il vous plaît revenir et visiter bientôt! ;-)

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

I love the blue reflection!

1 Nov 2011 8:30am

@Japanalia: Thank you very much Gabriela! ;-)