Sunday, 28 April 2013

Picture This #197 ~ Silhouettes

There was a song in the 60's called "Silhouettes" that has been running through my mind all day...



Trees


This is a grove of trees in a cemetery that looks like slender sisters dancing and leaves are their hair.


Self-portrait

A kind of shadowy spooky self-portrait.


Crow on trees

The silhouette of a crow in midsummer.

10 comments:

  1. Nice three shots, Benni! Even if you didn't add any explanation on the first, I would 'see' those dancers... Love the second,my favourite. Very good composition with all those necklaces displayed in a very unique way... beautiful light in the third.. the crowd stands out...

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  2. Thank you so much. A friend on Facebook said the trees look like wood nymphs called "dryads".

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  3. My pleasure, Benni! You mean those ones that were said to have their lives ended as the life of the trees ends? I remember to have heard about them at the University.

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  4. That really looks like a group of dancers in the first one, very interesting. the second I love, such a good effect - myteriouos. Very good crow photo, lookings like he is singing or crowing.

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  5. Magical tree. Spooky indeed. Beautiful shot of the crow.

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  6. Wonderful captures Benni thanks for contributing this week;)

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  7. Hi Benni !! I'm back from my vacation now. Three great shots for Baz's theme. I have to say that the 'spooky shadowy self-portrait' is my fave!!

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  8. Ah, love the dancing trees...a very romantic notion.

    The second shot is amazing. That's you in the photo? You were using a tripod? It's a very interesting and creative shot.I love the nuance of color from the jewelry and the light you captured is lovely.

    Great shot of the bird.

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    1. Thank you, Debby. It is me in the photo and I was not using a tripod but bracing the camera against my body. I love to play with light in that room.

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  9. Many thanks to Pat, Anders, Baz and Mitch! I always learn from what other people see in my photos.

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