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Striking Silhouettes

Arresting photographs that show objects and people in silhouette or shadow, with an occasional reflection thrown in for good measure. Similar photos will also be in the "...And the Moon Up Above" and "Sunrise...Sunset" boards.


Striking Silhouettes

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"Most Surprising Pictures of 2011: TIME Photo Editor Picks" -- Shown: "July 12, 2011. An imprint of an owl is seen on the window of a house. The homeowners returned from holiday to find the imprint on the window of their house in Kendal, north west England." [Photo 26 of 43]

"Your world upside down," by Vag Ant, via 500px -- Simply gorgeous view of the Eiffel Tower!

"MRCI Human Shamrock" -- The "Film" tab at the click-through has a close(r)-up on the stopped screen that shows all the remarkable shadows of the people making up this shamrock.

Justice for the Undocumented | MRCI

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Love this shadow! -- Click through for "Another batch of perfectly timed sports photos (45 Photos)"

"Palm Frond Silhouette" by Ron Dahlquist -- Click through to purchase prints or cards.

Palm Frond Silhouette (Print) by Ron Dahlquist - Printscapes

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"Waiting On A Translucent Floor: Upsidedown shadow," by Marc_714, via Flickr

"Tulips In A Pool Reflecting The [Phipps] Conservatory Ceiling [Pittsburgh]," by Marc_714, via Flickr

"Turkey Day: Warm regards on this fine holiday from all of us in Pilobolus!"

Click through for a nice read, "Man Turns Agricultural Wind Energy into Hobby with Windmill Farm," complete with a bit of history of windmills.

"The Horses at Sunset," by Jenny Woodward

"The Nectar of Dawn," by StoneHorse Studios, via Flickr

"Black Domestic Cat Silhouetted Against Sunset Sky, Eyes Reflecting the Light," UK Photographic Print Jane Burton

Go Boo! With Poems n Posters For Your Halloween Party

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Pinned for the photo, but the click-through is actually a list of "Phoenix Fourth of July Celebrations and Fireworks 2012"

"brave girl," by josef.stuefer, via Flickr -- "Climbing fun." -- Tags indicate that this is in the Alps. Yikes.

"The Extreme Easter Air Drop" -- apparently, helicopter Easter egg drops are all the rage and this is a post advertising one of them.

"Origami Shadow Art of Actual Faces" -- Click through for a better look at "these origami style pieces that, when hit with just the perfect light source, reveal actual faces!" plus learn more about the process and art of "famed shadow artist Kumi Yamashita [who] was commissioned by American Express to create a unique work of art for their Tribeca, New York office lobby."

"Ahu Tongariki at sunrise, Easter Island," by luthor522, via Flickr

Ghost of FROSTY ~ Excelsior Springs, Missouri ~ Copyright ©2013 Bob Travaglione - All Rights Reserved ~ www.FoToEdge.com

"i'm not there," by pol ubeda, via Flickr -- Click through for more in this series.

"i'm not there," by pol ubeda, via Flickr -- Click through for more in this series.

"Couple Kissing - Sunset Silhouette," by curtisWarwick, via Flickr -- "An update to an old favorite, just in time for Valentine's Day. I always thought the little heart shape under their noses added a lot to the image, what do you think?"

Gorgeous photo, but connected to a very sad story about a "Former Super Bowl champion describ[ing] daily struggles" as a result of the concussions incurred during his football career. :-(

"Birds fly over mosques during sunset in Old Cairo December 22, 2012. EUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh" [Slide 6 of 24]

Editor's Choice | Reuters.com

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"I fly because it releases my mind from the tyranny of petty things . . ." -- Antoine de St-Exupery

  • Liza Raiser
    Liza Raiser

    Just like meditation.

"Music!" by Roberto Pestarino, Picture of the Day, October 4, 2012 -- "made at a concert of friends! it is the cover of a cd now"