in the blink
of a gnat’s eye. As in the reflection of the Taj Mahal in the wee pond, or a garden slug likewise—as above, so below.
So check out the port and starboard of this wee busy buzzer beelow, nearly trodden on as I stepped out—luckily for him/her/it pure instinct had me watching where I was going (that and a lifetime of hard lessons walking into things) (or worse, falling into things) …
It still brought me to my knees though—no, I don’t worship bees (or anything else) (brrrr) I just had no option if I were to meet the crittur head on for the snap. I missed by a few degrees so you’ll have to imagine him head on …
AND NOW FOR SOMETHING
completely different: what could possibly be more symmetrical than a mirror image?
This time I think I may have finally cracked it—as in “captured infinity” in a fortieth of a second at f4.9, boom boom! Read on:
—the lady in the Sallie shop was most intrigued. I don’t think she’d ever seen infinity before, or how it curves into the distance. Probably an optical delusion caused by misalignments (all very technical).
I left her peering in whilst trying not to block the flow with her own self (not easy)*.
AND JUST IN CASE
you’re having problems imagining a bee head-on, here’s a wee cheater for you—
And now to go out and shoot symmetry. I may be some time …
* Actually, not possible …