Reflection photography: 15 extraordinary reflected wonders

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-Who sees the real human face: the photographer, the mirror, or the painter? - Pablo Picasso.

Below we present some outstanding examples of reflection photography, a compendium of small artworks, some of them from extremely popular monuments and tourist attractions, that otherwise we wouldn't show in this web.

Throughout the time we have been collecting and keeping stunning images for this special post, from the four corners of the world. Compositions with one thing in common and an artistic twist thanks to water, mirrors and other reflecting surfaces:

Hierve el agua in Oaxaca, Mexico
Hierve el agua in Oaxaca, Mexico. Double beauty located in one of the country's most interesting states, boasting incredible beaches with high mountains and old beautiful historical towns.
Image by Carlos Adampol - The first image with the mirror was taken somewhere in Romania by Camil Tulcan


Sheikh Zayed Mosque
Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi, UAE. A modern creation, made with good taste.
Image by √Čole Wind


Salar de Uyuni
Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia. The sky in the earth.


Cathedral of Palma Mallorca
The defiant Cathedral of Palma Mallorca, Spain. Gothic splendour mirrored near the Mediterranean sea. The Netflix series White Lines house is located nearby this impressive medieval masterpiece.
Image by Gorka Linaza


Sydney Opera reflected
A too perfect Sydney Opera House, Australia. Should be noted that this is an impossible reflection, a creative fantasy made after processing the original shot. Image by Rodney Campbell


Taj Mahal view from the pond
Taj Mahal in Agra, India. It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see (Henry David Thoreau).
Image by Dimitry B


Pereslavl monastery, Russia
Pereslavl monastery, Russia. I took a speed reading course and read 'War and Peace' in twenty minutes. It involves Russia (Woody Allen). Image by Chris JL


Milford Sound New Zealand
A HDRed Milford Sound, New Zealand. If the people of New Zealand want to be part of our world, I believe they should hop off their islands, and push 'em closer (Lewis Black).
Image by Trey Ratcliff


Raja Ampat underwater
Raja Ampat islands, Indonesia. From the other side.
Image by Buzz


Paraty Flooded
Paraty, near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Gorgeous flooded Streets for the joy of tourists and mosquitoes.
Image by Omar Al Omari


Hongcun China
Hongcun, Anhui province, China. Shoot for the moon and if you miss you will still be among the stars (Les Brown). Image by Dennis Kruyt


Angkor Siem Reap Cambodia
Angkor in Siem Reap, Cambodia. When Angkorian society began, Paris and London were not much more than elaborate villages. Europe was crawling with barbarians, and here were the Khmer engineering sophisticated irrigation systems and constructing the biggest temple in the world (Kim Fay). Image by Mariusz Kluzniak


Venice Submerged
Venice, Italy. Venice is like eating an entire box of chocolate liqueurs in one go. (Truman Capote).
Image by Creatività e follia


Pushkar, India
Pushkar, India. The recognition of relativity, interconnectedness, and impermanence as fundamental aspects of physical reality, which had been so difficult for the physicists, are the very basis of the Indian spiritual traditions (Werner Heisenberg). Image by Katya Tyapkina

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