Thursday, April 10, 2008

River Reflections

Some of the photos I took yesterday on my walk along and over the Willamette zeroed in on the river’s reflections. The water’s flow offers another vision of our world.

Refracted, undulating, ephemeral, the ever-moving surface proclaims the river’s depth and urges us to probe our surroundings — and our being.
















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Blogger Lisa M. Lynch said...

Reflections in water are known as "borrowed scenery" in Japanese garden design. Japanese Garden designers often place lanterns at the water's edge so they reflect.

There are a lot of other examples of borrowed scenery (look how Portland enjoys Mt. Hood's presence, and considers it a part of the look of the city), but I'm especially fascinated with reflection.

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