Gizmodo Shooting Challenge: Reflections And Refractions

Gizmodo Shooting Challenge: Reflections And Refractions

Welcome to The Gizmodo Shooting Challenge, where Giz readers get to pit their photographic skills against each other for the admiration of their editors on a dedicated theme each week. This week’s challenge: Reflections or refractions. Mirrors reflect your image, and if smashed, also refract light. So will water, glass, crystals, and countless surfaces. This should be fun.

Don’t smash any mirrors, though — then you’d need a hippy crystal for all those years bad luck.

Image credits (left to right): Flickr users lrargerich, pumpkinmook , rosscrawford1 and sburke2478. All Creative Commons some rights reserved.

So that’s a pretty open ended brief guys, looking forward to seeing what you come up with!

1. The work must be your own.
2. Explain (briefly) the photography equipment, settings, technique and story behind shot.
3. Email submissions to [email protected]
4. Include 800px wide image (200KB or less) in email.
5. One submission per person.
6. Use the proper SUBJECT line in your email (more info on that below)
Send your best photo by Tuesday, September 20 at 10am AEST to [email protected] with “REFLECTIONS” in the subject line. Save your files as JPGs, and use a FirstnameLastnameREFLECTIONS.jpg naming convention. Include your shooting summary (camera, lens, ISO, etc) in the body of the email along with a story of the shot in a few sentences.

And don’t skip this story part because it’s often the most enjoyable part for us all beyond the great photos!

Need Inspiration? Check out the previous Gizmodo Shooting Challenges