When the master’s away, the manikins will play. And they especially like playing with their own shadows.

Shadow play photography, Olympus E-3, 1/8, f/3.2


chair, manikin, shadow, shadow play, still, still life, wall, stucco

My focus as a photographer and digital artist ranges from traditional photography to PhotoArt compilation and the less explored world of abstract design created with natural elements such as smoke, oil and water.

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  • Guendalyn
    Guendalynabout 3 years ago

    adorable !!!

  • Thank you very much Guendalyn :-)

    – Richard G Witham

  • linaji
    linajiabout 3 years ago

    well now that is ‘seeing’!

  • Thanks Lina: These little magnetic manikins are a lot of fun :-)

    – Richard G Witham

  • Photos - Pauline Wherrell
    Photos - Pauli...about 3 years ago

    You have a wonderful imagination Richard to come up with such unusual projects – great shot!

  • Thanks Pauline: I have to give Mani some of the credit though. I set him on the chair while I was cleaning the table and didn’t notice the shadow play until later that evening.

    – Richard G Witham

  • LindaR
    LindaRabout 3 years ago

    fabulous Richard ~ what a wonderful and fun idea and series ~ you know how I love shadow play! xx

  • Thank you so much Linda. I’m always looking for a dramatic shadow :-)

    – Richard G Witham

  • Marilyn Baldey
    Marilyn Baldeyabout 3 years ago

    Good one all round.

  • Thank you very much Marilyn :-)

    – Richard G Witham

  • Kathilee
    Kathileealmost 3 years ago

    Fun display Richard

  • Thanks Kathilee. These little guys are a lot of fun :-)

    – Richard G Witham

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