That elusive photograph

Thinking of the most elusive photographs took my mind along many byways. I thought of some I have seen:

a fox licking the windowfox


a cat leaping






a ghost







the moon



Someone has done them all.

But then I thought of the most elusive one I tried to take this week.

Have you ever tried to take a photograph of a mirror? Taking a picture of a frame – easy,







the content? Difficult!

No matter what you do, there is always something else in there, distracting the camera from taking a picture of the mirror.




20 thoughts on “That elusive photograph

  1. This is one of my favourite posts of yours. Poetic thinking -beautifully elusive and thought provoking. Challenging!

    A mirror without an reflection would not be a mirror. It is what it is….period. You can embrace it, the image, or you might even be scared shit less at what it reflects but it is a mirror -that is what a mirror does.

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