Saturday, January 23, 2010

Weekend reflections - the other side of the picture

Time once again for Weekend Reflections, hosted each week by James from Newtown Area Photo. Be sure to stop by and see some beautiful photography from all over the world. James is on vacation, but left MacLinkey up so that we could play! And after the week I've had, I definitely need some play time. What a great host.

This is a shot that I took while in New Braunfels. It is the other side of the spillway that I posted last week. I just loved the stillness of the water.

And for all of you who wanted to know what was reflected in the spillway last week (just in case you didn't read my comments), this is it.

Hope everyone has a wonderful weekend. We had a week of absolutely gorgeous weather, and now that it's the weekend, it's gray and gloomy! So what better way to spend it than perusing all of the beautiful photos in Weekend Reflections?

50 comments:

Rebecca said...

Oh, I almost missed that little waterfall under the bridge!

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Kat, your photography is just the best. You have really gotten the knack of this and I love seeing all of your pictures. Just gorgeous. Hugs, Marty

The Quintessential Magpie said...

I love how people "see" with their cameras and how you saw the little waterfall with yours, Kat. Neat!

XO,

Sheila :-)

Marla at Always Nesting said...

Oh, I wish I had your eye. You are so talented.

The Muse said...

keep snapping...for we living through you and your wonderful Vision(s) :)

Blondie's Journal said...

Gorgeous reflection, the water is crystal clear!

xoxo
Jane

Malyss said...

beautyful game between shadows and reflections..

Kathysue said...

GM Kat, I love the shot of the still water, I use to wade in little streams like these when I was a kid, the water was always so cold but I loved to be able to see to the bottom. Great shots Miss Camera Woman. you are really getting good at this. What a great hobby. Kathysue

Pacey said...

Wow, these are magnificent shots, I also love the shadows and the reflections, so clean shot.

RuneE said...

Light and shadow, stillness and water - what more can a photographer ask for?

Spiderdama said...

Looks like a quite place..great shots:-)
Have a nice evening!

squawmama said...

Good Morning Kat, It is gloomy here today too... Beautiful reflections in your photos! Have a super Saturday!!!

(((HUGS)))
Donna

Icy BC said...

Great reflections!

cieldequimper said...

That first one is a beauty!

Deb said...

good photo...been raining here today...sun came out for a little while...not long enough...too gloomy...

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

Hi Kathy
The sky seems so blue there ... you are lucky to have such nice winter weather!
Enjoy the rest of the weekend!

X0 Pat

Diane AZ said...

These are beautiful and mesmerizing, I could stare at them for hours!

Evelyn Howard said...

I love stillness of water too - there is something calming about it, and it's great for photographs :). Hope you are haivng a nice weekend.

awarewriter said...

So still and clear -- like a window into another world. Nice photos.

Serendipity said...

Lovely, especially the first one :)

xinex said...

Just look at those rocks and clear still water, gorgeous! It really has a calming effect. It has warmed up quite a bit here, Kat. It's been in the 70's the last 3 days and I am getting excited about gardening. But I won't be here next month so it might have to wait till March. My daughter's having a baby so I am going to Cape Coral to help her with 2 babies by next month.....Christine

Ebie said...

How tranquil and serene. Great reflection shot!

diane said...

The water is so clear and the reflections are interesting. Hope you have a better week this week.

Gattina said...

Very beautiful reflections !

hip chick said...

Such still water. I hope next week is better for you.

Jan said...

Wonderful reflections in a slow moving stream.

Calming Scents said...

well for me, I can never get enough water pictures or fountains. I love it.

Jientje said...

Beautiful!

Chef Kar said...

I love the little "waterfall" in the second photo. Lovely.

Here is my entry: Weekend Reflection ~ Action on the Court

Happy To Be/ Gl♥ria said...

Neat photos Kat...your really good with a camera...enjoyed seeing this my friend...Hope all is well in your world today...our snow is elting so I'm a Happy camper again I can get out of my driveway ha ha!! Girl I had not bee out of the house in over a week and the power was off and all all week also...Hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

Jenny said...

Wow, cool reflection. I like seeing the other side of the picture. Very cool concept.

Nora Johnson said...

What wonderful photos! You're so talented!

Thanks so much for stopping by my page - tomorrow another "Your Lola Lifeline" post so sparks should flying again then!!

Hope you've had a great weekend,

xLOLA:)

Kiki said...

Wonderful and unique..great shots!
Kiki~

Confessions of a Plate Addict said...

How beautiful, Kat! There is something so calming about water, isn't there? I hope you are having a wonderful weekend...hugs...Debbie

NatureFootstep said...

beautiful place.

Rosidah Abidin said...

Water always gives away a wonderful feeling to me. Beautiful reflection. Have a blessed week.

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

Kathy, another beautiful reflection. You are good at this! I bet you are looking for reflections everywhere you go now. I know I'm looking for them more, and I'm not even participating in this! laurie

Our really empty nest said...

Kathy thanks for stopping by and throwing your name in the hat! I'm glad you like the apron, good luck! Sue

James said...

Nice shots. You got reflections and shadows too. It's also nice to be able to see what's under the water.

Carly said...

Wow, your picture portray an unusual beauty in the spillway!

Amy said...

I love the reflections of the trees and the waterfall is pretty. Fast and swift. I can tell you're having fun with your camera!

Chari said...

Hi Kathy...

Oooh...what beautiful photos and you are absolutely right about how still and calm that water is...gorgeous!!! Are you from New Braunfels? Just curious...I lived on Lake Corpus Christi for about 30 yrs. Have been to New Braunfels many, many times...I love it there!

Well my friend, thank you so much for coming by and taking a peek at my "Changed Room" post today and for leaving me the sweetest comment! I sure did enjoy it!

Have a marvelous Monday, my friend!
Chari @Happy To Design

Shellbelle said...

This was so neat to see the "other photos" and I agree with the reader who said you've really gotten the knack of these reflection shots.

Here's something you may find odd, I really love the rush of water more than the stillness — the crashing waves of the Pacific, BIG waterfalls, and rushing rapids in a river. I can't explain it, but it relaxes me.

I read the post before this one also and I want the address of the woman who fed her dog that chicken and then was too busy to bring him in. I just want to slap her upside the head and bring her dog to live with me!

btw, thanks for posting about my giveaway. My first thought was how well my button went with your header. (I planned that.) lol

Lynette said...

I swear Kat - you and Susan - BNOTP take absolute best pics ever! It seriously makes me want to go out and buy a new camera and then go take a class! :-)

The "flavor" potpourri I got was called Kettle Spice - she has some really great stuff and it is all reasonably priced too!

Tash said...

These are really charming photos. The brighten my mood instantly.

DesignTies said...

So pretty :-) I love water, whether I'm in it or on it or by it. I love the early-morning lake at the cottage, when the water is calm and still -- just like the water in your picture :-)

Kelly

The Muse said...

OOOoooo if you were here now, this very instant you could get some lovely snowfall images...!

But I was hoping to be able to invite you for some spring photo sessions...lol :)

Janean said...

water never ceases to amaze us....lovely.

Bonnie said...

How beautiful, Kathy. I love the water. Hope the weather has improved. We just got over a stormy week with a few days of sunshine and now...more rain expected later tonite!

Have a great rest of the week,
Bonnie

Jane said...

You truly have a good "eye"...love your photos!!!

I also LOVE New Braunfels! We tubed there one HOT summer day, on our way to San Antonio. It's one of Texas's treasures.

Jane (artfully graced)