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    Glitter path    

 

Glitter paths are the reflections of a light source on a surface, with the surface often being water.

The moon reflected in water. The long exposure combined with relatively calm water resulted in this lissajous-like pattern. (2013-05-18)

 

The moon reflected in water. (2013-08-24)

 

The sun reflected in water. (2013-08-25)

 

The moon reflected in water. In this case the glitter path lies off-centre compared to the position of the moon, an effect which is caused by the wind. (2013-09-24)

 

The rising moon reflected in water. (2014-03-25)

 

The sun reflected in water. (2015-01-25)

 

The full moon reflected in water. Note the widening of the glitter path as the water gets rougher further away from the coast. (2016-04-23)

 

A glitter path interrupted by waves. (2017-01-08)