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Sunday, February 20, 2011

Shadow Shot Sunday : Struggle


Here are my shadow shots for this week.  I've been struggling with whether or not to use these photos for this week.  I like them, but wasn't sure if they were too simple...or something... but there's just something about that top one that grabs me.   But then I think...no, it's boring.....BUT I keep coming back to it...

In the end, as you can see, it won.  


To join in the shadowy fun, pop on over to Hey Harriet for more Shadow Shot Sunday.

22 comments:

DawnTreader said...

I like it. I recognize your hesitation, I often have that myself with 'simple' shots of things that are not in themselves extraordinary... And yet somehow they make wonderful photos with the right light and shadows or reflections.

Diane said...

It's perfect!

Andrea said...

I, myself, love simplicity, and I think this photo is great.

Beverley Baird said...

I lke both shadows - especially the second.
Hope you're having a great weekend!

Michele from Pipi La La said...

I agree with the others. Perfect!

Cindy Adkins said...

I think they're great and I love taking photos with swirls in them that are around New Orleans...Yours are fascinating!!!
XO

forgetmenot said...

Good choice--they are most interesting. You sound like a busy (and very creative person). Such fun to be able to stay at home and still do things you love to do.

JessiVille said...

Esther, I always enjoy your shadow shots! I am inspired by this one to do a decorative doodle.

I want to thank you for your suggestions for my goddess. She has been such a challenge! I will definately create more folds and develope the shading in her dress like you suggested. Still not sure what else I want to do with her hair and background but since I can't juggle that huge canvas right now I have a little more time to think on it, LOL!

Hey Harriet said...

Boring? Are you kidding? These are great and often the more simple style shadow shots are the best. Well, simple ones appeal to me anyway! I love the top one! I'm glad you decided to share them. Good decision! Have a great week :)

Marie said...

It is a nice picture. It's a form of art and self expression which you did well. Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving a sweet comment.
-marie

Deborah said...

Hi Esther. You were the winner of my OWOH giveaway. Please go to my post and email me to tell me which giveaway you would like and also include your address. I am flexible on the bracelet designs and the plastic thingies.

HOOTIN' ANNI said...

I love 'em. My art teacher in school always told us students to look for the simplicity in all dimensions...which makes for great art! You, dear one, found the perfect photos for shadows!!

NESTING HERON at paradise ponds in today's post.

Thanks for coming by to say howdy this past Sunday!!

koralee said...

I love these!!! You have a great "eye". Hope your day is filled with sunshine! xoxo

koralee said...

Forgot to thank you for all the sweet comments you leave me...they really mean so much to me. oxxoxo

Kristin said...

I love it too - you have such an eye - and are so good at what you do! Thank you too for your sweet comment - sorry for the delay in responding - we were out of town and had no access. Happy week, xoxo

Lubna said...

Its nice.

Kathy said...

Hi.. love the simplicity of the pictures... popped in from Andrea's blog.. The painting of yours that she won is amazing.. Love your work..
xx

Kristin said...

BTW, I want to go to Zinnea (?) in pasadena - did you know they teach classes there? I noticed that Kelly Kilmer is teaching a small class next month - anyway, have you ever been inside or taken a class there? xoxoxo

Rebecca Everett said...

It is gorgeous. Love the shadows and warm golden tones. Perfectly shot.

How have ya been? Thanks for all the sweet comments on my blog. I am finally working on my first canvas for the texture town class. You gotta love a e-course that gives you all the time you need to complete it. It was good hearing from you!!

Jazzy E (hivennn) said...

so lovely. x hivennn

Kim Henkel said...

Love the shadow shots! I also really enjoyed the post about being brave and listening. It is something that I am pushing myself to do this year.
Kim

sarayutouched said...

if you think this is simple...you will be bored with my shadow shot this week. lol!! it is a great shot E. simple is my all time favorite kind of photo.

happy sss.