Saturday, 23 January 2010

Weekend Reflections: Saint-Louis

Eerie Saint-Louis cathedral reflected in a toy for James' Weekend Reflections.
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La cathédrale Saint-Louis est reflétée dans un jouet pour les Reflets du Weekend de James.

37 comments:

Clueless in Boston said...

That looks almost like a shot from a movie. A creepy, scary movie where the little toy comes alive and wreaks havoc on everyone.

Icy BC said...

Oh that is a really great picture. Looks like there are three frame in one.

Diane AZ said...

Captivating and mind-boggling!

Natural Moments said...

It's like looking into other worlds with a crystal ball.

Jacob said...

Zounds! What a great shot! Looks like the cover of a novel about the Middle Ages...

Even the toy looks scary!

Super work, Ciel!

Virginia said...

So Saint Louis' is getting a little "face lift"? :)
V

Evelyn Howard said...

Very creative shot. Have a nice weekend, Ev

awarewriter said...

Surreal image and very nice. I like the abstraction.

Woody said...

The cathedral is stunning. It's obviously undergoing some renovations, which is great - I'm glad it is being maintained. The image contains a lot of detail and it's very good!

Quilt Works said...

I love it!! So ghostly, so mysteriuos, so beautiful!

Quiltworks

Bob Crowe said...

This is rather spooky. Of course, you are giving me an opportunity for many bad jokes about my weekend reflections of St. Louis.

Regina said...

Looking nice. Great reflections!
Enjoy the weekend.

tapirgal said...

Interesting photos. I usually think that the image and the reflection focus on the same plane, but maybe not. I'll have to look more carefully. There's something different about this one! Lovely image, Ciel.

Dina said...

Eerie is right. Such a contrast between the two subjects.

Louis la Vache said...

Spooky! Good one!

Small City Scenes said...

Super shot. I love it. very surreal.

Thanks for the explaination on 'Hotels'.

I am glad you found Stanwood---maybe I will see you when you come to the PNW. MB

Gena D said...

Nice one!!! would love to see that cathedral sometime!?
have a great day!
Gena @ thinking Aloud
a photoblog
South AFrica

VP said...

Confusing but effective reflection.

RuneE said...

The picture gave me a certain "surrealistic" feeling - a castle coming out of the fog. Nice one!

VioletSky said...

I like Clueless in Boston's theory.
Great pic - you are very good at these reflections!

James Mark said...

Ditto to all of these - eerie!

Rebecca said...

Looks like an old double exposure.

Ebie said...

Very magical! A picture with a thousand words!

Kiki said...

Brilliant..beautiful.
Kiki~

mbkatc230 said...

Great shot! My first thought was of Beauty and the Beast, I have no idea why. I guess it reminds me of the Beast's castle. Wonderfully creative. Kathy

Cezar and Léia said...

BRAVO, it's perfect!
I loved it Ciel, thanks for sharing!
Léia

Spiderdama said...

Looks like a crystalball! Lovely:-)
Have a nice evening!

Lily Hydrangea said...

this is wonderful! I love the blurriness, it has such a nice feel to it. Beautiful!

Your EG Tour Guide said...

Oh, my goodness. I'm reading the Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett. This could be the cover!

Thérèse said...

Mysterious and very light at the same time!

GreensboroDailyPhoto said...

This bokeh effect is delightful and a surprise twist to your usually crisply, clear photos!!! I love it when the memes push our creativity. Such ambience.

Jan
GDP

Serendipity said...

That's lovely!

akarui said...

Tres jolie trouvaille au niveau reflections. Bravo!

Chuck Pefley said...

This is a very mysterious and striking image. Very nicely done!

JM said...

Very, very cool! Love it!

Ciel, cut an avocado in two, take the (big and only) pit off and fill the space with Port wine; let it rest for a couple of hours and then tell me if you liked it! :-)

Sharon Van Lieu said...

I love the dreamy feeling. Well done, Ciel!

Sharon

Tash said...

Marvellous photo! tender and stately at the same time.