Friday, March 11, 2016

Chiesa di San Rocco (Weekend Reflections # 337)

Venice, Italy

This is a night time reflection of The Church of Saint Roch/Chiesa di San Rocco. It was reflected in a shop window. You can also see the reflections of people in front of the church. 

Now, look closely above and to the left of the church door. Can you see the ghostly face? It's actually one of many harlequin masks that were inside of the shop. I know the mask isn't a reflection but I like what it adds to the picture. :-)

I just realized that this is the second time that I have posted a reflection of this church. The first time was four years ago. The photos are from two different Venice trips. If you want to see the first one from Weekend Reflections # 126  Click here.

Happy Reflecting! Don't forget to set your clocks forward this weekend. (For those of us whom it applies to.)

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This is the place to see and share reflections. Click the rules tab above for more information.  A Reflection =  An image given back by a reflecting surface.  A PHOTOGRAPH of a REFLECTION or REFLECTIONS. 

23 comments:

marshaleith said...

love the ghostly reflection of the mask..it really adds to the whole photo!

Nefertiti said...

Superbe effet j aime bcp bravo ;o)

marshaleith said...

cool..I had the whole photo backwards...I thought the view was from inside the shop with the mask reflecting(I know..I missed what you said about the mask not being a reflection). I hadn't realized that the whole scene was a reflection!!

Norma Ruttan said...

I do see the 'ghost'! You've traveled to a lot of beautiful cities.

PerthDailyPhoto said...

This reflection is so perfect James, the ghostly mask is such a cool addition :) Loved the previous reflection of the church also!

Chandra@GreenComotion said...

I didn't see the mask until I read your commentary, James.
Very cool scene and reflection!
Have a Happy Weekend and thanks for hosting!
Peace :)

Margaret Adamson said...

the one you took 4 yeaars ago is very different and you can se the makes better in it. Here you can see the archtcture of the beautiful building. Thanks for linking me in, I have just returned from a day out on the I.O.W. Have a lovley weekend.

Nicol Carm said...

Cool reflection!

jeannettestgermain said...

Beautiful mood in your reflection. Am not sure why you think the harlequin face is not a reflection. Since the face/mask is reflected on something else (the wall of the church - since you have a good camera), me thinks that it's a reflection too, or?

James said...

Thanks Jeanette. However the mask is not a reflection. It was inside of the shop.

The church and the people are the reflections.

(The Mask) = was in front of me and behind the shop window when I took the picture. (The Church = was behind me but reflected in the shop window. :-)

Jackie Mc Guinness said...

This is very cool!! Love the ghost.

jeannettestgermain said...

Am understanding what you are saying:) Even though it was in the shop in front of you - technically not a reflection, but the mask showed up on your photo as a reflection on the wall of the church. Of course, you took the shot, so you decide what counts as a reflection, and what not
(please, don't take it personally, I have had this particular conversation more than once with hubby). Happy weekend!

Fun60 said...

That mask gives the reflection a spooky element.

Cranberry Morning said...

That's beautiful! Thanks for hosting.

Wandering Wren said...

That's an interesting reflection today, thank you for hosting!
Wren x

Tony McGurk said...

What a beautiful church front. I never noticed the mask reflection until I read your post, my eyes aren't what they used to be.

Genie -- Paris and Beyond said...

You know that you love a place when you return again and again. Beautiful reflection, James.

Nora said...

As always you pick the best reflections and I look all the time now for a reflection to show to you.

biebkriebels said...

A bit difficult to find the ghostly faces but I like the picture.

McdsM said...

Esprit es-tu là ???
Joke.
Biz

Andrea Priebe said...

Ooooo ... mysterious. Faces on the walls of the church and people who look like they are running for sanctuary. Should be used for an illustration in a mystery book :). Fun and beautiful at the same time, James ...

Andrea @ From the Sol

Anita Davis said...

A fabulous reflection! The ghostly figure does add to the overall atmosphere of the photo.
Have a great week!

Linda said...

Moody shot, kind of spooky!