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Alvarado Street

Posted by
Bettina (Los Angeles, United States) on 20 May 2011 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

Now that my son is driving, I can take more pictures!
Got my computer back, but it set me back by a week. Posted some recent iphone shots to make up for lost time.
I have to write a script a week for the next few weeks. Forgive if I am slow to crawl out of my pile of work.

NIKON D60 1/1000 second F/4.0 ISO 200 105 mm (35mm equiv.)

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

Wonderful...I can see your reflection.

20 May 2011 2:28pm

@PRASHANT: Thanks so much!

Kenny from Eastsound, United States

Great perspective, the reflections is awesome.

20 May 2011 3:28pm

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Nice shot with nice refections, well done Bettina

20 May 2011 3:31pm

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

How intriguing and fascinating! So much fun to watch! Glad to hear you've got the computer back! Cheers!

20 May 2011 4:02pm

The Mouse from Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glad to see all is ok in "bettina world".
Great reflection, nice landie.

20 May 2011 5:08pm

@The Mouse: Bettina World. lol. I have to get out more. It's just stacks and stacks of paper these days.

Melocoton from Salamanca, Spain

i like betty´s world************** is wonderful

20 May 2011 5:21pm

@Melocoton: Betty's World thanks you!

clodagh smith from Sacramento, United States

welcome back...this is VERY cool

20 May 2011 5:53pm

@clodagh smith: Thanks! I liked the contrast between the warped reflection and the straight organizing lines of the window.

DowsherVision from PARIS, France

Nice colorful shot !

20 May 2011 6:20pm

Zorilla from H, T & E, United Kingdom

This redefines 'discombobulation'

20 May 2011 7:26pm

@Zorilla: And it needed redefining.

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Get that script done.
This image is backwards
Congratulations to your son
Yes I am a smart ass
but I love you ;-)

20 May 2011 7:59pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

ps - I am sure you will take line 5, scene 1 as it was intended in the purely platonic manner in which it was intended to be intended

20 May 2011 8:00pm

@Denny Jump Photo: The scene will stay. No need to omit. But maybe it will end up on the cutting room floor. But it's out of my hands by that point. ;)

marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

a great reflection ,bettina ,nice colors and composition !
kiss !

20 May 2011 8:21pm

Philou04 from Manosque, France

Nice coloured reflections. I suppose you were inside that red car but I can't see you. ;)

20 May 2011 8:33pm

The Dark Dude from Maestoso, United Kingdom

hey dudette
man, somehow you disappeared from my blogwatch?
anyhow, now youre back
amazing color here duderella

20 May 2011 8:51pm

@The Dark Dude: Hey, dude. It was the global conspiracy that did it. I blame them for everything.

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A great reflection shot. Better having too much work than too little, I guess.

20 May 2011 8:57pm

Phil David Morris 2011 from Saskatoon,, Canada

I think your reflection is oblivious to me in the melting pot of reflection that it has
become. Reminds me of a train stop in Calgary around a seedy furniture store
where this would be the norm. Wonderful.

20 May 2011 9:57pm

Phil David Morris 2011 from Saskatoon,, Canada

I think your reflection is oblivious to me in the melting pot of reflection that it has
become. Reminds me of a train stop in Calgary around a seedy furniture store
where this would be the norm. Wonderful.

20 May 2011 9:57pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

very cool

21 May 2011 12:25am

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Very nice to be in the passenger sea with the camera at the ready. Nice one:)

21 May 2011 3:24am

Sam from Chennai, India

Wonderful perspective, Nice reflections. Glad you are busy. All the best. :)

21 May 2011 4:27am

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

Gorgeous reflections, really like it ! Have a wonderful weekend :)

21 May 2011 6:44am

tataray from france, France

Magnifiques reflets .
Que de couleurs...
Dynamique photo )

21 May 2011 7:12am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

nice capture !

21 May 2011 7:16am

CATCHLIGHT from Reading, United Kingdom

Good to hear you have some work again, this shot has a wonderful uncomfortable chaos to it, neat.

21 May 2011 7:18am

Sally from Glasgow, United Kingdom

blue sky again

21 May 2011 8:57am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Fantastic dense layers of imagery and many a happy moment spent reading backwards writing here. I particularly like Anna's Ewesstand, A sheep shop in down-town LA :)

21 May 2011 10:05am

@grouser: Sheep shops all over LA. Can't go a block without passing one. Almost as many as there are Starbucks.

Gregory from Zurich, Switzerland

This is why people give up hallucinogens ;-)

21 May 2011 10:08am

@Gregory: Ahh, so this is why. I have wondered. ;)

Lougris from Toulouse, France

c'est une belle image !! faite toute en finesse!

21 May 2011 12:18pm

danou-yepa from Nice, France

very nice reflects !!!!! wonderfum picture !!!

21 May 2011 1:42pm

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Fascinating streetscape, Bettina - full of layers and illusions. A busy street as well - like your life at work!

21 May 2011 1:51pm

Don from Spokane, United States

Fine street shot whose backward writing causes the viewer to start figuring...and thinking...and transposing get the meaning! ;-)

21 May 2011 2:39pm

Susan from Sausalito, United States

Hi Bettina....I've just been looking at your most recent different from your others--fascinating in form and color and composition.

21 May 2011 3:48pm

Mhelene from Paris, France

Superb full of details and colors ! Beautiful reflections !

21 May 2011 4:18pm

JoeB from Brampton, Canada

Bettina World, is that anything like Wallys World :)
A script a week ? is this for TV.

21 May 2011 11:28pm

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

I'm nuts about reflection shots.....This one has wonderful vibrancy and energy !!

22 May 2011 7:27am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Joli cadrage ! Je te souhaite un agréable dimanche

22 May 2011 7:42am

Gilles from Entre Bussy et Bruxelles, France

nice colourful reflection.
Applying a mirror effect may be mind puzzling ;)

22 May 2011 8:14am

sim from k, Iran

i love your pictures they r so natural and colorful and with no pretension

22 May 2011 10:09am

ISO from Bogota, Colombia

Very nice composition. elements make the story

22 May 2011 1:54pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

So real, so sharp. Had you thought of reversing the image so the reflective signs read forward, instead of as a mirror? Just wondered that....

22 May 2011 9:55pm

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Glorious living reflections here . . a parallel reality.

23 May 2011 6:36am

STEED from D, France

I LOVE Your last I PHONE serie.......The work of an Artist !!!!!!!! Congratulations,Dear...........

23 May 2011 7:13am

Phil from Sausset les Pins, France

Tou have your back in your front !! Lovely done , Phil

23 May 2011 8:58am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

A superb reflection with magnificent colors. Great shot. Bettina nice day.

23 May 2011 7:20pm

Yvon from Orleans, France

very nice street capture, Betty

23 May 2011 8:34pm

Dana from Tarzana, CA,, United States

Another of your great reflections. What everyone has overlooked, however, is the bitsy Langer's Deli -- greatest pastrami on the planet!

24 May 2011 1:35pm

Wild Mustang Photography from Carlisle, Massachusetts, United States

Very cool image! Great street composition and capture! Love the colors in this! Well done even moving!!!!

24 May 2011 1:47pm

Dutch from Neverwhere, United States

I love all the detail!

24 May 2011 4:39pm

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

wonderful colors and detail in this reflected image! Such a mixed feeling when the kids grow up...
Best of luck with the writing Betty!!

24 May 2011 5:14pm

Philip from Reading, United Kingdom

teerts odaravla. ecin.

25 May 2011 11:56pm

k@ from Paris, France

A script a week, that is a lot of work, my sincere & energetic support, comrade !

26 May 2011 5:37am

rem_la from Villiers, France

belle reflection !

26 May 2011 6:01am

San G. from Encino, California, United States

I wonder if the shop's video got you taking the picture. Great view of L.A. Great colors.

26 May 2011 6:29am

BBM from Sussex, United Kingdom

Lovely composition and color !

27 May 2011 11:13am

Ddo from Verdun, France

Une vue intrigante où réalité et reflets se melangent, dans une jolie composition colorée

27 May 2011 2:09pm

Becky from los angeles, United States

This is so dynamic. A world in the reflection!

28 May 2011 3:24am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Good!, let him drive and show us the fantastic urban photos you get! ;)

28 May 2011 7:58am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Sorry, I missed this one. I'm swamped too.

28 May 2011 8:18am

domlortha from Roanne, France

Nice work with this colourful reflection. Nicely done.
have a nice day.

30 May 2011 6:53pm

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

Very interesting and nice reflection

1 Jun 2011 8:05pm

Chris Pereira from San Jose, CA, United States

the window reminds me of the rule of thirds :D love the colors and distortion here

2 Jun 2011 7:15am

Jean-Luc from Bourg en Bresse, France

stunning reflections of the street , here.
You are the queen of reflections and creativity ...! kiss kiss

7 Jun 2011 4:05pm

Tomix from landerneau, France

superb reflection!! well done!

8 Jun 2011 10:14pm

peter.K from blue mountains, Australia

nice reflections, and great to have a chauffeur

how do u post on here from ur iphone, i couldn't see how to do it, thanks...

9 Jun 2011 2:25pm

ORBIT from Kerman, Iran

Stunning. :))
like it

10 Jun 2011 2:49am

Metti from shiraz, Iran

Wowww... Perfect... I like it. Where is dear photographer (in photo)?

11 Jun 2011 5:05am

Véronique from Here & Now, France

Excellent ! It's a five *
Ps :I want a son driving !!!

12 Jun 2011 7:36am

Martin A. Mora from North Platte, United States

Hey Stranger .. Good to see your still at it, and a wonderful shot it is, though I caught myself, trying to find you in the reflection :) hey dont be a stranger as I have, hope to be around more often... :)

12 Jun 2011 9:09pm

Céline from New York City, United States

Nice reflection !

14 Jun 2011 7:23am

The Mouse from Glasgow, United Kingdom

Blimey, you must be busy!
Hope all's well.

14 Jun 2011 7:08pm

@The Mouse: Thank you, Mr. Mouse, for coming back to check on me. I always know when the mouse man comes around again, it's been too long!!

RORO from LE HAVRE, France

Wow, I'm lost !!

16 Jun 2011 8:02am

Phil David Morris 2011 from Saskatoon, Toronto, Canada

Love this one and love this because it reminds me of one of my favorite
cities here where this occurs. Wonderful.

16 Jun 2011 12:00pm

Emanuel from Borås, Sweden

Holy cow the amount of comments O_O anyways, really enjoyed this shot!

18 Jun 2011 9:40am

@Emanuel: It was not the shot. It was the long absence... :) It's good to be back!

1/1000 second
ISO 200
105 mm (35mm equiv.)