Continuing on from yesterday’s thoughts: some crops of the reflectins and thoughts on why they would have made a better photo.
By removing distracting elements (fish, translucence), the overall composition is made simpler, yet stronger. Mostly yellow, with red touches to break up the monotones. Some smoothing and simplifying of details brings it together.
This required a full rotation (180 degrees) and some work to bring out the details. From a distance, it’s a landscape. Up close, strange and compelling details are revealed: the fish in the pond, strangely-upside-down lily pads. And yet, the rest looks normal. A feast for the eyes (well, my eyes)…