Saturday, May 5, 2012

Weekend Reflection: City Center

Weird, huh?  Can you guess how this reflection occurs?  These are polished metallic ceiling tiles at an outdoor cafe in Oakland's City Center.  The shot below shows the terrace and the ceiling in context.
It is warm today with lots going on.  Not the least of which is yesterday's 160th anniversary of the founding of Oakland.  I missed the cake cutting with the mayor.  But happy birthday, Oakland.  For those of you seeking more reflections from around the globe, visit James's meme, Weekend Reflections.

14 comments:

  1. Fantastic, unique captures for the day! I love them!! Happy Birthday to Oakland! Hope you have a great weekend! Thanks for visiting/commenting on my blog! Always appreciated!

    Sylvia

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  2. Nice composition on the first shot. Happy Birthday Oakland!

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  3. I love these! I have some similar I am going to use one day - from overhead mirrored tiles in a mall. Great shot - glad you showed the 2nd one to get the perspective! Happy Birthday Oakland - visited there only once, many years ago.

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  4. Happy Birthday Oakland. And it has you to thank for putting it on my map. Yes, I always knew where it was, but never knew there was a there, there. LOL! This is a clever place to have mirrored tiles and your keen eyes captured a lovely reflection.

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  5. Great reflection shot. Happy Birthday O!

    Darryl and Ruth :)

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  6. Whoa - Thank you for today's bout of vertigo :-). Fabulous capture. Sorry you missed the cake with the mayor, I am sure it was the highlight of the weekend :-0

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  7. And I thought some crazy genius dude had figured out how to hang planters upside down!

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  8. Oh, and happy birthday to Oakland!

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  9. Very cool reflection! Happy birthday Oakland. :)

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  10. Congratulations on the 200th birthday, Oakland. I hope that you will show us some of the festivities in your photos.

    This is a creative and well-captured reflection. The ceiling reflections are the most tricky to the eyes. Thanks for showing us the "trick!"

    Bises,
    Genie

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  11. Very cool reflection shots!

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