Distorted

This image is as was captured by the camera.

This image is as was captured by the camera.

As was this one, the camera was tilted a little bit.  The perspective is a little disorienting.

As was this one, the camera was tilted. The perspective is a little disorienting.

OK, now it might be getting obvious this is a self image taken via a mirror with some distortion.

OK, now it might be getting obvious this is a self image taken via a mirror with some distortion.

It is now obvious the images were obtained using a mirrored surface.

It is now obvious the images were obtained using a mirrored surface.

Cloud Gate is a public sculpture in downtown Chicago. Nicknamed "The Bean" it has a highly polished exterior providing a variety of distorted images depending on the vantage point. The undersurface has a concave chamber that warps and multiplies reflections.

Cloud Gate is a public sculpture in downtown Chicago. Nicknamed “The Bean” it has a highly polished exterior providing a variety of distorted images depending on the vantage point. The undersurface¬†has a concave chamber that warps and multiplies reflections. The first image in this series was taken looking up into the concave chamber.

 

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