It can be a tricky business, taking photos of reflections in/on car surfaces. There’s the interpersonal side of things: Not everyone is happy to return to their parked car to find a stranger apparently peering into it or taking a photo of it. And restricting my art to our vehicle is so constraining.
And then there’s the optical side of things: there often seems to be a larger reflection hidden deeper (in the hood especially). A larger reflection that is inaccessible from any angle I have open to me. Here is one such.
No matter how I tried to scrunch lower or stand taller, I could not see more of the palm trees and less of the distracting bits.
Cropping helped some, but not enough.
And then, of course, there are the location-specific challenges. Although our part of Arizona is usually blessed with clear air and blue skies, it’s also usually cursed with dust-covered car hoods.