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Shadow Photography

I have been getting into photographing shadows lately… I’m not sure why!

I have always enjoyed the shadows that are cast from 3D sculptures , and have always wanted to explore it more in terms of my own sculptural art – it is on the to-do-list!

So here are some shadow images I enjoy…

So, I am not sure how to incorporate this concept into my artwork, but I have been drawn lately toward shadows that I have noticed around the house – perhaps because I have been “looking” for them.  This is a photo I took of a shadow from a sculpture I made many years ago that sits on my computer desk….

Shadow of Bone Sculpture

Shadow of Bone Sculpture

And these photographs are what I have seen over the past couple of days on walls and the floor and windows…. SO ENJOY!

Shadow on Hallway Wall

Shadow on Hallway Wall

Shadow on Loungeroom Wall

Shadow on Loungeroom Wall

Shadow on Hallway Wall

Shadow on Hallway Wall


6 thoughts on “Shadow Photography

  1. Reblogged this on carmillaweirdlove.

    Posted by carmillaweirdlove | March 10, 2013, 3:01 am
  2. The shadows are really amazing.

    Posted by Leanne Cole | March 10, 2013, 6:09 pm
  3. We are alike in shadow. Love yours. I’ll have to hunt mine down on my laptop and chase them into the blogosphere. I’m reading a little book – an essay really – right now: In Praise of Shadows by Junichiro Tanizaki. Worthwhile. Ann

    Posted by annisik51 | October 9, 2013, 8:51 pm
  4. Thanks to have published the photo of my work with the elephant shadow, i’m trying to sell a copy on this page if someone is interested please contact me

    Posted by Itwvet Elefante | December 6, 2013, 3:49 am

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