Saturday, 7 April 2012

30 Days of Photos - #7 - Mirror

Well, hell, we made it to Day #7 in this photo a day for 30 days thingy. The first week has come to a close. Only 23 more friggin' days to go. I have to say, though, while it's been tough coming up with photos to match every day's theme, it's been a ton of fun to visit my colleagues' blogs every day and see what they've come up with. And another thing, my comment and page view count is through the roof. You'd think I actually had friends. Wow. So, here we go again...

Welcome to 30 Days of Photos, where 18 bloggers are participating in posting a photo a day for 30 days. Here are the other 17 you can visit after you've been here:




I almost want to subtitle this "When you see it you will..."

And I'm not really a Michael Jackson fan so "Man In The Mirror" won't do.

Hey, it's just a reflection of who I am. (heh, heh)

I took this from the passenger seat of my car, while stopped at a red light, on the way home from visiting my grandkids last Sunday around 7:30pm. The sun was well on it's way down. Oh, and I was the passenger. My wife was driving.

It's a fun kind of picture with the two kinds of mirrors providing a different perspective on the same background.

I finally figured out the zoom function on my iPhone camera.

And you can almost make out some old guy taking the picture.


29 comments:

Kristen said...

Nice photo. I had an idea to do something similar with a Barbie car - but it didn't turn out. Yours definitively wins over my photo today.

Unfinished Person said...

Glad you figured out the zoom on your iPhone camera, because it works, especially with the mirror in the mirror.

I agree that it's been tough coming up with each day's theme thus far, but I have been enjoying visiting everyone else's to see what they come up and for the most part, I've been impressed...

...well, except for that Michael guy's photos. :P

Nicky said...

Dufus, great minds think alike! Except I was in the driver's seat. Oh, and congratulations on figuring out the zoom thingy!

Cheryl P. said...

Glad you weren't driving as I see two hands on the camera/phone.

(2 hands on phone = 0 hands on wheel)

This zoom cunudrum must be universal. Some lady as by G-boy's swimming lesson asked me for a zooming lesson. That camera is capable of doing amazing things.

Quirky Loon said...

"Only 23 more friggin' days to go."

Bahahahaha!

This made me laugh.

heh heh.

But I do like your pic. The mirror in the mirror thingy. Cool. And there's nuttin' friggin' bout that! HA!

meleahrebeccah said...

Ah yes. I was wondering WHO was going to use the car mirror! Good job!

Laughingmom said...

I really like this idea. The part of the photo that I really love is the reflection of the lights in both mirror images. Well done!

nonamedufus said...

A Barbie car? Are they made in Australia?

nonamedufus said...

Yeah, it's actually been lots of fun. It's interesting to see the photographic side of people why usually write.

nonamedufus said...

You know I've been tapping the bloody screen for months and been taking 3 second videos by mistake. The other day I pinched the screen by accident and voila!

nonamedufus said...

Yep when you figure it out it's amazing what it will do. Did you know you could make phone calls?

nonamedufus said...

Oh yeah the first week has just flown by...not!

nonamedufus said...

That'd be me. Hey, it was handy.

nonamedufus said...

What? You didn't like the reflection of the old guy taking the picture?

mo.stoneskin said...

You may choose to disagree with my beliefs, but I believe you are the man in the mirror.

Cheryl said...

Your first couple of lines sum up nicely how I feel. When I started this thing, I didn't realize this wasn't a sprint, rather a marathon. Daily posting is HARD.

I'm glad it was you who did the car mirror view. I can just barely make out your outline and am fascinated by all the shiny lights.

meleahrebeccah said...

:)

Ziva said...

That last line made me fall just a little bit in love with you.

Ziva said...

Great photo, dufus, I love the reflection of the old guy taking the picture.

nonamedufus said...

Don't go toward the light, Cheryl.

nonamedufus said...

Aw, Ziva, you made my day.

nonamedufus said...

Get a room you guys.

Mikewj said...

I love the mirror in the mirror concept. Very Zen. And isn't it great when you figure something out about your technology? It's like you just opened a whole new world. You'll be zooming all over the place now.

Cheryl said...

::runs headlong into the sparkly lights::

00dozo said...

I love the multiple reflections - it's like a visual pun on the theme. Clever!

;-)

Linda Medrano said...

Very cool photo. Has a very "impressionist" look to it, almost like a painting!

nonamedufus said...

Oh there's Zen in zooming.

nonamedufus said...

Hey my mother didn't raise any dummies. Well except for Whitey but w don't talk much about him.

nonamedufus said...

Hey my aim is to impress!

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