AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes

AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes
I love a sunburnt country / A land of sweeping plains / Of ragged mountain ranges / Of droughts and flooding rains / I love her far horizons / I love her jewel-sea / Her beauty and her terror / The wide brown land for me / ~ Dorothea Mackellar (1885-1968)

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Sunday, January 27, 2013

In passing...



In passing I saw
Just humble carport shadows
Weave simple magic


Linking to:
Shadow Shot Sunday 2


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22 comments:

Jim said...

Good shadow.

Vane M. said...

Adorei isso...dá vontade de sentar e ficar ali, pensando na vida. Um abraço!

Laura said...

beautiful haiku and wonderful contemplative shadow photo.

Sylvia K said...

Terrific shadow shot! The chair in the shadow looks SO much bigger than the real one!! Love it! Hope your weekend is going well, Gemma!

robin. said...

i love that gemma. the shadow is weaving simple magic. i do so love simple. happy Sunday!!

Ralph said...

The Oz sun is strong, the shadows long. The chair in shadow looks so oversized that our shadows need to be long enough too so we can relax on the hot day. Nice!

Patti said...

It's fun finding shadows in passing..without even trying. That happened to me the other day.

Have a good week, Gemma!

Catherine said...

works great in black and white...

Sherry Blue Sky said...

This is LOVELY - the photo, the artistic eye that saw it, and the wonderful haiku - you captured a lovely moment.

Chubskulit Rose said...

Such a solid and beautiful shot!

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Have a great weekend!

Robin said...

There's something very magical about shadows that loom far larger than their objects, isn't there?

Chubby Chieque said...

Hope you had a great Australian Day. Did you get a free breakfast? Yummm... I prefer the BBQ, OZ way.

Great wrecker chair showing it's best.

Happy SSS2,
/Chie

LV said...

Even just a plain chair throws off great shadows.

ninotaziz said...

I simply love this, Gemma.

Lighthousegal said...

Sometimes the simplest objects create the best shadows. Great capture.

HOOTIN ANNI said...

Simple and elegant a shadow if you ask me.

Margaret Gosden said...

I am sure the original is elegant but the shadow really makes it look extra ELEGANT! Great composition, too.

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

The simplicity would have been lost had you not had your camera in hand.

NatureFootstep said...

cool shadow shot. I love it. :)

Molly said...

Great shadow pic

Leovi said...

Simply a beautiful picture with shadows impressive.

Gillena Cox said...

shadow art

much love...

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