Clarity thru Reflection

© Richard P. Lussier

Clarity thru Reflection

Uploaded: November 15, 2005


I was forutnate to capture this shot of my daughter watching the otters swimming in their habitat. It seemed interesting to me, because the reflection was much more in focus than she was. 80mm, F/4.2, 1/13 sec. I used Photoshop Elements 2.0 to add the Poster Edges filter to the right side of the image.

Exif: FNumber: 4.2, ExposureBiasValue: 0/6, ExposureTime: 7.69230769230769E-02, Flash: flash did not fire, ISO: , WhiteBalance: auto white balance


Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic November 17, 2005

Very cute :) #345605

Richard P. Lussier November 17, 2005

Thank you, Shelly!
Creating this image was a great exercise in learning more layering techniques in Photoshop Elements. #2087727

Richard P. Lussier November 18, 2005

Kevin, your kind comment has bowled me over. Thank you ... it's BP'ers like you, Shelly, and many other kind-hearted people here that are great encouragerments to keep shooting! #2090485

Sean E. Patton December 08, 2005

This is a really nice job here Richard. Ok...Ok... I'll go Digital!!! You have made your point with this one. #2166060

Richard P. Lussier December 09, 2005

LOL, Sean! Yes! Gotcha hooked!

Thanks a lot for the positive comments! #2169550

Dan McConoughey December 21, 2005

Richard, how true of life this is. Often times we don't see untill we reflect on a situation, event or circumstance. Great capture and post prossesing. The look on your daughters face and the title are a excellent match. Very well done. #2211304

Richard P. Lussier December 22, 2005

Dan, your gracious comments are very encouraging, and I cannot thank you enough for taking the time to leave such thoughtful feedback.

Yes, reflections are all too often used to just see what is behind us, or just our outer surface and coverings, but usually not the most important things - our heart and soul. #2213773

Dale Ann Cubbage January 10, 2006

This is so sweet . . . I really like her expression . . full of wonder!

da #2272992

Richard P. Lussier January 11, 2006

Dale Ann, thank you for your very kind comments.
My daughter is such a blessing of wonder, each day brings new discoveries for both of us! #2278724

Carla Metzler June 05, 2006

I really like this shot, Richard.
The treatment you used on only one half is beautifully creative and unique! Great job! #2855530

Richard P. Lussier June 06, 2006

Wow, thanks Carla! This is quite a compliment coming from such a talented editor as yourself! :) #2860048

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