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Jim Beckett (1945-2016)

Lady Bird Lake: Morning Light

Archival inkjet print, 2011


*Collection of the City of Austin. PEOPLE'S CHOICE 2012 (Not Eligible for People's Choice Vote)


This picture was just good fortune. I was taking pictures of the runners and cyclists on the Lady Bird Lake Trail on a Sunday morning. I was finished and headed back to the car and my church, when I saw these reflections and got as many shots as I could. This one has the most symmetry, detail, and surprising interactions of light on all surfaces.