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)


Sunday, May 5, 2013

Mystery Shadows

A home at Safety Beach casts bold diagonal shadows.
It is almost like extra art on the facade.
What I don't quite understand is what creates the shadows.
It's only a narrow space between the wall and this wooden panel.
Why would there be cross panels?

stark diagonals
boldly paint their art on light
shadow mystery

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Sylvia K said...

What a great shadow shot for the day, Gemma!! You do find some interesting ones! I love them!!

Jim said...

Good shadows.

NatureFootstep said...

maybe the shadows IS art? Looks like it.

Karen said...

Very mysterious indeed, but I like it!

Poetic Shutterbug said...

That is a great shadow shot and it does look like a mystery to me as well. Those shadows are so symmetrical and a well taken photo. Also love your haiku :)

Leovi said...

Yes, simply exquisite composition of lines and shapes! Genial!.

Anonymous said...

Amazing...looks like painted.
Great shot!
Happy Sunday!


great photo...but your Haiku...outstanding.

Gillena Cox said...

stunning shadows; have a nice Sunday

much love...

Beverley Baird said...

The shadows do look like they are painted on. Great shot and haiku!

Anonymous said...

I end up with some of those mystery shadows sometimes too. Very interesting.



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