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Sunday, April 24, 2011

Window on Light and Shadow


Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ A shadowy window on a home at Bittern, Mornington Peninsula
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Shadow Shot Sunday #153
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An attractive glimpse
Window on light and shadow
Outward and inward
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22 comments:

sarayutouched said...

light...outward and inward. i like that. soft leaf shadows frame the window pane...which is a frame in itself. nice shot gemma!!

Suz said...

lovely shadows

Sylvia K said...

Beautiful words and lovely shadows! I love the soft, leafy look around the window! Great post as always, Gemma! Wishing you a very happy weekend!

Sylvia

MARGARET GOSDEN 2 said...

Seems like the shadows are moving about, and can imagine hearing gentle rustling sounds. Very
expressive shadows!

Spadoman said...

Shining in, shining out, shining at. Cool concept! Always a pleasure here Gemma.

Peace

Funny word verification: hairu.

Almost a haiku :-)

Ralph said...

The shadows from outside give those inside a sunny view. Th shadows provide relief from a strong sun, yet adds artistry in shadow. The view from inside is inviting, the day looks wonderful from the bow-window outside. Perhaps we need to leave our abode and enjoy the sunny day...

chubskulit said...

Lovely shadows!

My Shadows, have a happy Easter!

fairchildstreet said...

very nice.

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

I can't help but wonder what your neighbours think when you point and shoot your camera!

EVEN IN SHADOW

Even in shadow, where there is no light,
One may take comfort and one may delight
That darkness has lost its power to thrall
Those who are living on this earthly ball.


© 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher

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Nicole said...

How beautiful! Wonderful photo!

The Summer Kitchen Girls said...

We imagine that the shadows are just as fantastic inside of that window!! Enjoy your weekend Gemma!!
Karla & Karrie

whizkid said...

what a beautiful window. would love to sit there, watching the sun and shadows :)
have a happy week!

Hey Harriet said...

With all those dancing shadows I imagine the view from inside that window looking out to the trees is lovely!

I hope you're enjoying the long Easter weekend Gemma! I love that it's an extra long long weekend this year :)

Cassie said...

Lovely ShadowShot Gemma. Did you know the home's owners?? I always wonder if people think I'm casing their house when I snap a photo of it!! Have a good week.

nana_ang_poppaphil said...

Nice capture, I love that the shadows are both on the outside and the inside.

EG Wow said...

Gotta love those leafy shadows, Gemma! I can't get over how green it still is there. I thought it was autumn in Australia!

Made By Gen said...

Nice capture of the shadow..Happy SSS!

HOOTIN' ANNI said...

It's been a long long time since I've seen you leave me a comment ....

I really like your show today...what a wonderful, warm and welcoming sight.


My Sunday post link:

Kokopelli Shadow

Have a glorious day!!

Kelly said...

Oooo..one of those shadows that makes you want to know what lies beyond! Lovely!

Lisa's RetroStyle said...

Lovely!

cat said...

I like the shadows on the light fabric next to the shadows on the darker gray - nice shadow shot :)

Beverley Baird said...

Very interesting shadows! Love the play of grey on the white curtains. Great haiku as well!
Hope you had a wonderful Easter!

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