There is almost infinite variety in the way reflection can produce interesting pictures from even the most uncompromisingly routine assignnments.
In Marc Serota’s strong, clean composition this National Anthem color guard looks as though he is wearing a snow globe with the viewer’s attention drawn to the flags at the top of the frame.
The interlaced fingers convey a mood of tension despite the dimly perceived bulldog expression in Yuri Gripas’s static, inverted image of former Republican Senator Fred Thompson reflected in a table.
John Gress catches the reflection of these Texas delegates to the 2004 Republican National Convention and turns a simple hand shake into a hoedown.
Charles Platiau, bottom left quadrant, turns the camera on himself and his colleagues reflected in a mirrored door as they wait for the start of one of the Autumn/Winter 2007/8 ready-to-wear fashion shows in Paris.
Through a glass darkly, Brian Snyder’s Wiccan high priest in Salem, Massachusetts, peers at the viewer past the mystical symbols on an altar pentacle.
It’s always a challenge to come up with imaginative illustrations for internet business stories without resorting to screen grabs but Darren Staples uses the reflection of a computer screen in a human eye to illustrate a Google story.