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Reflections of life are a combination of all our life experiences, all the things we have seen, done and all of life’s choices that we have made. Reflections of life are your mirrors into your own life, a place you recall images and slices of your own life. It reflects the good times, bad times, sad times and the happy times, reflecting on emotional highs and lows of your life and everything in between. We all reflect on the loves in our lives that were good, and the loves in our life that were devastating. We are all unique and wonderful individuals, our lives are unique in their own way. Our life and our reflections belong only to us. Our life is the only one exactly like it in the whole universe. Only you, have done all of the things in the exact same way at the exact same time, with the exact range of emotions, and your unique sequence of thoughts about what you are doing and why you are doing it. You have your own unique way of reacting to what you have seen, heard, feel, and how you express yourself about any given situation you encounter from your day to day life.

Reflection in nature and other media is the change in direction of a wave front at an interface between two different media so that the wave front returns into the medium from which it originated. Common examples include the reflection of light, sound and water waves. The law of reflection says that for specular reflection the angle at which the wave is incident on the surface equals the angle at which it is reflected. Mirrors exhibit specular reflection.
In acoustics, reflection causes echoes and is used in sonar. In geology, it is important in the study of seismic waves. Reflection is observed with surface waves in bodies of water. Reflection is observed with many types of electromagnetic wave, besides visible light.
Reflection of light is either specular (mirror-like) or diffuse (retaining the energy, but losing the image) depending on the nature of the interface. Furthermore, if the interface is between a dielectric and a conductor, the phase of the reflected wave is retained; otherwise if the interface is between two dielectrics, the phase may be retained or inverted, depending on the indices of refraction. A mirror provides the most common model for specular light reflection, and typically consists of a glass sheet with a metallic coating where the reflection actually occurs. Reflection is enhanced in metals by suppression of wave propagation beyond their skin depths. Reflection also occurs at the surface of transparent media, such as water or glass.
Flooding Rural Gore Southland New Zealand March 2011

Specular Reflection

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My fascination with birds began as a child and almost 50 years down the track my love for our feathered friends has not diminished. Once we moved to Tranquillity (our little country retreat) my passion for birds, all nature and wildlife became a digital reality through the lens of my camera.

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  • barnsis
    barnsisalmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful reflection image, even the shadow of the electric pole, Excellent work.

  • I love reflections. Thank you for your lovely kind comment & compliment Byron, much appreciated.

    – AndreaEL

  • GregTS
    GregTSalmost 4 years ago

    Great information…TY! Magnificent photo!!

  • Greg, thank you for your lovely kind comment, much appreciated.

    – AndreaEL

  • Vicki Spindler (VHS Photography)
    Vicki Spindler...almost 4 years ago

    WOW that’s pretty amazing!!! I love the reflection, spectacular!! :))))))))))))))))))))

  • Vicki, thank you for your lovely kind comment, much appreciated.

    – AndreaEL

  • Ekascam
    Ekascamalmost 4 years ago

    Well said & well captured Andrea, beautiful!

  • Thank you for your lovely kind comment, much appreciated.

    – AndreaEL

  • BingoStar
    BingoStaralmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful shot and well said writing. Thank you for both. You write so well and its a joy to read..<:)Bingo!

  • Glad you enjoyed the write up, thank you for your lovely kind comment Bingo, much appreciated.

    – AndreaEL

  • AuntDot
    AuntDotalmost 4 years ago

    Gorgeous image, Andrea. You always put such time and thought into your descriptions!

  • A lovely compliment Dot, thank you for your kind comment, much appreciated.

    – AndreaEL

  • Vanessa Barklay
    Vanessa Barklayalmost 4 years ago

    Love it, great reflection you have found! :O)

  • Thank you Vanessa for your lovely kind comment, much appreciated.

    – AndreaEL

  • lynn carter
    lynn carteralmost 4 years ago

    beautiful, love reflections

  • Thank you Lynn for your lovely kind comment, much appreciated.

    – AndreaEL

  • Ralph de Zilva
    Ralph de Zilvaalmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful reflection and colour. Well done Andrea.

  • Thank you Ralph for your lovely kind comment, much appreciated.

    – AndreaEL

  • hootonles
    hootonlesalmost 4 years ago

    I do love these kinds of images Andrea, which have such brilliant reflections

  • Thank you Les for your lovely kind comment, much appreciated.

    – AndreaEL

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