Artificial pools and fountains within cities also started off as fixtures that were purely functional- to provide the populace with drinking water. But over the centuries their purpose has evolved and have today become mostly ornate fixtures.

Where the Sky and Water Touch

I was fascinated by the converging reflections of two of the most spectacular man made structures in Singapore in this pool- the art and science museum in the foreground and the Marina Bay Sands tower with its ship-like structure supported by 3 pillar blocks.

The leaves of the lilies in the pool somehow bring in a sense of realism to the two soaring structures that could be something out of pure fantasy.



6 Comments Add yours

  1. Jeb says:

    I like how the roof of the museum looks like a fish swimming in the water.

    1. Sukanya Ramanujan says:

      That is such an interesting perspective- I never thought of it that way.

  2. Nirmala says:

    A nice picture capturing both the pond and the structures. To see them in the reflection is a nice change from the usual.

    1. Sukanya Ramanujan says:

      Yeah and I guess you never could have brought them in the same frame shooting from the ground?

  3. lav says:

    I like the way the lily pads add texture to the photo

    1. Sukanya Ramanujan says:

      Its the marine theme 🙂

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