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Sunday, April 1, 2012

Everyday Shadows


Shadows around the entrance to the Dromana Hub shopping centre

No one seems to know
Each one locked in their own light
Young boy seeks shadows



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16 comments:

Sylvia K said...

Fun shadow shot for the day, Gemma! Love the children and such a beautiful day! Enjoy your weekend!

Sylvia

CanadianGardenJoy said...

Gemma I think you are very right .. they are all locked in their own light some how .. but the little boy in the shadows .. well I think he is a bit more open to his surroundings isn't he ? LOL
Joy

Ralph said...

The ordinary can always provide extraordinary shadows. We don't often notice as we amble about, so here is a reminder that we ought to look a little closer at our surroundings on occasion to notice the surrounding shadows!

Cassie said...

Happy SSS! Let's have a blast during this beautiful day!!!

Kelly said...

The little boy looks content with his spot in the shade. Interesting shot!

Joan said...

Nice! Perfect words for this shot.
I am thinking...when we were young, what did we do when we were out and about waiting for the adults to finish their shopping!?

Rajesh said...

Great capture of the moment.

chubskulit said...

I always love photos where the subjects aren't aware of it.

BLOGitse said...

Can't wait the time when I don't need to wear a jacket....
Have a good week ahead!

toby said...

You're right - they're all organized very nicely in their little boxes of shadow :)
Nice capture!

Lighthousegal said...

Lovely shadow shot. Each person in their own little world content as they go along. Nice!
Happy Sunday!

Spadoman said...

Love your haiku that defines the shot and the shadow shot itself. Strong lines, light to dark is stunning. Another fine job.

Peace

frayedattheedge said...

I like how the eye is drawn out to the sunny scene from the shadows.

Mama Zen said...

I love the haiku!

Sallie (FullTime-Life.com said...

Not an "everyday" post at all -- extraordinary, as your poems and pictures always are!

NatureFootstep said...

shadow is good. :)

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