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Me & My Shadow

Project 52 Entry #21

So here I was trying to set up the shot and I realized that I was casting a rather large shadow. I was trying to get my shadow to move but she just wouldn’t budge…stubborn my shadow is. (Hmmmm did I just sound like Yoda?) Anyway the more I looked in the viewfinder the more I decided that I liked the look of this so I decided to let her stay.

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26 responses

  1. Great shot Edith. Fantastic fall colors, and I think the shadow adds a human touch to the landscape.

    P.S. I didn’t realize you were so tall. 🙂

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    October 19, 2011 at 8:56 am

    • LOL…thanks Steven. As a mere mortal I am a bit vertically challenged so there is a plus to my shadow.

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      October 19, 2011 at 9:47 am

  2. Nice image. It makes you look very tall, larger than life

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    October 19, 2011 at 9:39 am

  3. What a cool shot, Edith. Your shadow adds to this lovely Fall scene. What a keeper. Nice work!

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    October 19, 2011 at 10:15 am

  4. Another cool shot Edith! Looks like you did well on the road!

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    October 19, 2011 at 11:09 am

    • Thanks Denise. Yes this was a wonderful morning and I got some terrific shots. Of course it also helped that nature cooperated that day.

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      October 19, 2011 at 3:00 pm

  5. What lovely fall colors!

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    October 19, 2011 at 11:14 am

  6. Shadow portraits can make interesting images, I like this one!

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    October 19, 2011 at 11:34 am

  7. Rick

    Great colors! You are taller than life!

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    October 19, 2011 at 11:40 am

  8. I like the fact your shadow is there, it adds to the shot for me. Great colours too.

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    October 19, 2011 at 1:12 pm

  9. very cool Edith, nicely done!

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    October 19, 2011 at 2:25 pm

  10. Love this.

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    October 19, 2011 at 2:26 pm

  11. Ahh, I like! Great idea to put yourself in the shot. Beautiful place!

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    October 20, 2011 at 4:17 am

  12. I quite like this – it fits with the shadows in the creases of the landscape.

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    October 20, 2011 at 4:51 am

  13. Stephanie

    you chose a stunning landscape. change of colors in ontario. always magical, and evolving as the days unfold. love the contrast between the textured leaves and the barren ground beneath your feet. your shadow is evidence of time and space. that moment was yours. thanks for sharing it with us.
    Stephanie

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    October 20, 2011 at 4:48 pm

  14. Great choice. The shadow adds that little something to the landscape that makes it unique. No one will ever shoot it just like that again!!

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    October 21, 2011 at 3:18 am

  15. Gerry

    Hi Edith; those autumn colours make me home sick as I live in Thailand and of course we don’t see the flaming oranges and reds of the leaves here. You were brave to leave your shadow in the photograph because as a purist, I would not have because I would have felt it imposed on nature’s unblemished beauty. I’m still of two minds, but can go along with it as it kind of blends with the branch like crevices that it intersects. Wonderful exposure though, and what colours. Gerry

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    October 21, 2011 at 8:41 am

  16. j’aime bien cette ombre de geant !

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    October 23, 2011 at 1:46 am

  17. This is so wonderful Edith!! I am glad you left the shadow in; it adds SO much drama here!

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    October 27, 2011 at 12:22 pm

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