You can also notice the traits which you admire the most in others. Who do you look up to? Who are your idols? We often project our golden shadows onto others, and get stars in our eyes, because these people represent the qualities we have disavowed in ourselves out of a false sense of modesty. You could say that we paint other people with our shadows, for better and for worse.
A sensual photo of a pretty woman in extreme makeup, transforming and magnifying her natural beauty into something both more striking and, in the end, more beautiful, for it is the product of human creativity.