Reflections

It recently rained in New York for the first time in ages, and offered up some wonderful opportunities to capture reflections in the pools of rainwater. Here are a few rainy day reflections of New York modes of transport.

reflections nyc bike taxi

Reflections – bike taxi driver in Times Square

reflections yellow cab new york

Reflections – New York yellow cab

reflections new york bus

Reflections – New York bus, and another photographer with the same idea as me, facing off at the other end of the puddle!

As there has been no weekly photo challenge this week, I’d love to offer this up as a theme for anyone wanting to join in. Just title your post ‘Reflections’, tag it with ‘postaday’ and add a pingback to this page in your post. I’ll publish any pingbacks I get into the comments stream so anyone else who participates can find your entry too. I’d love to see your interpretations. Pass it on!

Here’s my Reflections post from my nature blog.

About ailsapm

Hi there! I’m Ailsa Prideaux-Mooney. I’ve lived in many places, and travelled to many more. I had a lot of fun getting there and being there, wherever there happened to be at the time. I climbed a castle wall in Czesky Krumlov, abseiled down cliffs to go caving in the west of Ireland, slept on the beach in Paros, got chased by a swarm of bees in Vourvourou (ok that wasn’t fun, but it was exciting), learned flower arranging in Tokyo, found myself in the middle of a riot in Seoul, learned to snowboard in Salzburg, got lost in a labyrinth in Budapest and had my ice cream stolen by a gull in Cornwall. And I’m just getting started. If you’ve enjoyed what you’ve read so far, I’d love you to follow my travelogue - wheresmybackpack.com - and remember, anyone who tries to tell you it’s a small world hasn’t tried to see it all.
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254 Responses to Reflections

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  3. Imelda says:

    Here is the post that I made for this challenge. 🙂
    http://mywordwall.wordpress.com/2012/05/13/reflections-the-alternative-weekly-photo-challenge/

    Thank you all for visiting.

  4. frizztext says:

    you might find some reflections at
    http://flickrcomments.wordpress.com/2012/02/06/weekly-photo-challenge-ready/
    thanks for starting your own weekly photo challenge!

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  10. Mystiic says:

    http://mystiic.wordpress.com/2012/05/13/weekly-unofficial-photo-challenge-reflections/
    My last entry for the day…. have also used Zemanta to some of the regulars who participate… let’s make this BIG!!! 🙂
    yay!! can’t wait to see this challenge… grow REFLECTIVELY through all of us!! 🙂

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  12. Madhu says:

    Wonderful idea Ailsa and thank you for the invite! Happy to take part 🙂
    Here is my interpretation: http://theurgetowander.com/2012/05/13/reflections/

  13. You read my mind! I was logging on to see if anything was posted yet. I have just the photo…:)

  14. Thanks for stepping up. Forgive my ignorance, for I know not what I do :-). how do I “pingback”?
    Your photos are super. Again, nice job, all around.

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  16. 4otomo says:

    okkkkkkkkkkk………..I’m joining this one too…..with a recent cahllenge post which has many reflections images in it………thanks for creating the continuity..:-)
    http://4otomo.wordpress.com/2012/04/02/weekly-photo-challenge-arranged/

  17. Jo Bryant says:

    Thanks for the invite and great idea to do this…i love your shots…especially the taxi cab…so here are mine. A couple of images I took when visiting Auckland New Zealand
    http://jobryantnz.wordpress.com/2012/05/14/reflections/

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  21. Back again! Here is my contribution to your Reflections challenge this week. Again, thank you for stepping into the breach. http://hurtlingtowards60.wordpress.com/2012/05/13/reflections-an-unofficial-weekly-photo-challenge/

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  23. Misky says:

    Hi Ailsa, here’s my photo challenge reflections.

    http://miskcooks.com/2012/05/13/weekly-photo-challenge-reflections/

    ~Misky

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  25. Lauren Rayner says:

    Thanks for the initiative! Some fantastic pictures too. I’ve posted mine as well – you should receive a pingback soon 🙂

  26. Thanks for doing this!! Your pictures are wondrful.

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  30. abraalani says:

    Awesome! and I’m glad I’m not going crazy, I thought I missed the new prompt somehow! Anyway, I’m glad to have a new challenge, thanks!

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  32. reb says:

    Hey, and thanks for stepping up to the plate … came across your post now, a while ago, so … here’s my contribution http://wp.me/p2aCUH-q3

  33. Joy says:

    Thanks so much for the challenge! 🙂 Here is my interpretation.
    http://joycannis.wordpress.com/2012/05/13/reflections/

  34. reb says:

    Now I took a look at your own photos …. oh my, they’re awesome!!!

  35. Your reflections are fantastic!

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  39. beautifulimages says:

    Great photos and great challenge. Inititally I thought I already have the perfect photo but I have decided to take one specifically with this challenge in mind. I am not so good at doing that so it will make it even more of a challenge for me.

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  42. Thanks for the great initiative to start a parallel weekly challenge – good luck, and lots of success!
    Here’s my contribution for this “reflections challenge”:
    http://wp.me/p1oMvI-35q
    Greetings from Recife, Brazil

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