Miroir D'eau ( for Daniele who recently posted a super shot of this)

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I just spent 10 lovely days in France and the highlight of the holiday had to be the stunning city of Bordeaux. I was totally awed by the magnificent buildings and monuments and the icing on the cake for me was this "Miroir D'eau" in the Place De La Bourse..
Made of granite slabs and covering a huge area, the water is pumped from below to just a depth of 2cm to cover the slabs and provide this wonderful pool reflecting the magnificent buildings and the clouds, a truly amazing sight.. at intervals a mist is pumped which gives an amazing fog affect...

16 responses

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (3 Oct 2010):

    Wow! A perfect mirror image....incredible capture, Eithne!!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (3 Oct 2010):

    It is amazing and such a great tribute. I am so thankful for the people on JPG that make this world seem just a bit smaller.

  • daniele castellucchio

    daniele castellucchio gave props (3 Oct 2010):

    THIS IS another supershot of this "fountain"! thanks for dedication!

  • Min Chai Liu

    Min Chai Liu gave props (3 Oct 2010):

    Beautiful shot ...I love those mirror image

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (3 Oct 2010):

    Beautiful Eithne!!!!!!!!

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight gave props (3 Oct 2010):

    Two of my favorite people. Superb image.

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (3 Oct 2010):

    Absolutely stunning! What a unique way to create a reflection! It is certainly worth the effort.

  • Kathleen Mercado

    Kathleen Mercado (Deleted) said (3 Oct 2010):

    This is gorgeous, Eithne. The clarity is wonderful.

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (3 Oct 2010):

    What a wonderful image...Very beautiful to see a view like this.

  • Maura Wolfson-Foster

    Maura Wolfson-Foster gave props (3 Oct 2010):

    A masterpiece eithne....!!!! Just gorgeous

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (4 Oct 2010):

    OH wonderful,,great image,,

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (5 Oct 2010):

    This is a wonderful shot and narrative of the slabs of granite and the water allowing the mirror effect

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (6 Oct 2010):

    wow! superb!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (8 Oct 2010):

    M A G N I F I C E N T r i b u t e !

  • dp *

    dp * gave props (9 Oct 2010):

    Lovely photo

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (9 Oct 2010):

    Such a beautiful tribute, Eithne. Love how the reflection appears to be a series of images.

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