Mirror Mirror

© Jill A. Johnson

Mirror Mirror

Uploaded: April 20, 2004 12:51:05


Shot hand held in the bright early afternoon sun, on the Illinois River on a bank edge... set on auto... due to the over brightness of the early afternoon sun a small lens flare appeared... it enhanced the photo and gave great play for creativity to add even more digital flare using PS... thanks for viewing and any comments


Susie Peek-Swint April 20, 2004

Great image and effects Jill! #119474

Colette M. Metcalf April 20, 2004

Beautiful, Jill!! #493786

Donna La Mattino Pagakis April 20, 2004

This is awesome. I love the lighting and effects. Very creative. Magical!!! #493798

Ron Bolger April 20, 2004

Jill this is a beautiful shot. The lense flare adds just the right touch, and the color and detail is excellent. Wonderful capture Jill.

Dale Ann Cubbage April 20, 2004

I know this is a duck, but I agree with Susan, it looks like a swan! This reminds me so much of the Ugly Duckling, it has a magical fairytale feel to it with the flares and the great water! it's beautiful! #493892

Allan L. Whitehead April 20, 2004

Actually Jill, these are in reality Canadian "dwarf" swans and they are extremely rare, except up here in the great white north,eh… (he, he, he…) This is a magnificent photograph, Jill, and the effects are stunning. The lens flare is an excellent adjunct to an already attractive piece, Exceptionally well done - Allan #493914

Jill A. Johnson April 20, 2004

well wow thank you everyone... but I could be wrong Allan but I thought the same thing when I first saw them but then many came to lite at the same boat stall location and when I asked someone there said no they are ducks and you could tell this by their feet... altought you can not see their feet in this... lol but maybe the person really didn't know... so thanks Allan...I will try to post more later of many that I shot that day... and again thank you everyone am so glad you enjoy it as much as I do :) #494082

Carol Engstrom level-addict April 20, 2004

This is really a neat shot, Jill. I like it a lot. #494143

Allan L. Whitehead April 20, 2004

Jill, that was a bit of a joke. We DO have Canadian "dwarf" swans that look like ducks, but they are so extremely rare, that no one has ever seen one, eh… (he, he, he…) Allan #494235

Jill A. Johnson April 20, 2004

LOL LOL... well at least you know right up front that I am a true doedoe bird... LOL too funny hun... :) #494294

Joyce Baldassarre April 21, 2004

BEAUTIFUL!!! #494939

Jill A. Johnson April 27, 2004

thank you everyone for the nice comment on this photograph :) #506231

Donna La Mattino Pagakis May 14, 2004

Jill, I love this image and am glad you made it to the finals.

Donna P. #540385

Carol Engstrom level-addict May 14, 2004

Congratulations, Jill! #540395

Jill A. Johnson May 14, 2004

thank you so much Donna & Carol... is one of my fav's so am glad others enjoy it too :) #540562

Allan L. Whitehead May 14, 2004

Jill, congratulations on this terrific photograph making the finals. It is very well deserved, my dear friend - your friend, Allan #540582

Jill A. Johnson May 15, 2004

thank you Allan... you are always so sweet and fun and you do wonderful work yourself hun :) #542425

Ron Bolger May 15, 2004

Fingers are crossed for you my love. #542453

Jill A. Johnson May 15, 2004

LOL... well uncross them I have a honey dew list for you to do so will need all fingers on both hands... heheeheee
thanks babe :) #542481

Susie Peek-Swint May 16, 2004

I'm glad this made the finals Jill ~ just so I could read the foloow-up thread LOL! Duck or 'dwarf swan' ~ hee hee ~ this is a great shot and many congrats to you! #543934

Jill A. Johnson May 16, 2004

LOL... yes was nice to have to think about that... LOL and thank you Susan P. I think I will believe others first before Allan next time... heheeheeee again thanks hun :) #543998

Elisabeth A. Gay July 22, 2005

This is so pretty Jill, way to make use of the lens flare!! You do have a beautiful gallery!
Ann #1622375

Jill A. Johnson July 22, 2005

thank you so much Ann, I do truly apprciate that you came to view & comment on this... your gallery is great... I really like your shot of the young kestrel...
again thank you so much...

Jill :) #1622433

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