This playful shadow decided to add it’s own little twist.
I wonder what my shadow is doing behind my back.

Photographed on a sidewalk in Hermosillo Mexico

This photograph is part of a new series titled Morning Walk. The images are taken with the camera on my I-Phone 4, so print size and image quality is limited by the camera’s non-adjustable settings. I can correct color and contrast during the developing process in Photoshop and Lightroom, but my photographic creativity is basic composition.

FEATURED in “The Power of Simplicity” Dec. 2011 … ⬇

FEATURED in “Shadows and Reflections” Jan, 2012

FEATURED in Art in Math January 2012

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.

Copyright © Richard G Witham

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  • Farfarm
    Farfarmalmost 3 years ago

    HOW could this happen !! Are you the shadow-whisperer ? Lol

  • Fascinating isn’t it? It’s all about perspective. I finally had to get down on the ground and look at this cable from the angle of the light in order to see how the shadow, (& Loop) was formed.
    Thank you so much for your visit and wonderful comments :-)

    – Richard G Witham

  • Jonicool
    Jonicoolalmost 3 years ago

    Very cool shot Richard, great eye!

  • Thank you very much Joni :-)

    – Richard G Witham

  • RosaCobos
    RosaCobosalmost 3 years ago

    The simplicity of the simplicities…and something else…the shadow.. There is a “duet” between the real wire and the shadowed one…and it makes me think of something. Can you image what would happen if we could realize that our own shadow is having quite a different shape of our real being?
    Isn´t it that ..the shadow…then, the sy bolic presence of our “personality”…or ego, differentiated from our Real Essence…?…just think of it…Richard..and tell me why you have decided to post this image….besides of “being on the mood of it”.

  • Wow: you have instigated a deep and complex train of thought Rosa, and the more I follow the path the more complex it becomes. My conscious decision to upload this photograph was the intriguing dynamic between the cable and the shadow, and of course the artistic geometry, but your question causes me to think a bit about my life at this moment and the contrast between my self image (The person I present to the world) and my self concept, (My true self as conceived in my mind). This conflict may in fact be the unconscious motivation for sharing the image, but in that case I am not sure which is real: is it the wire, or the shadow? I think the wire is the image and the shadow is the truth.

    Thank you for your wonderful comments Rosa and for instigating this philosophical journey – that will of course go on and on :-)

    – Richard G Witham

  • Guendalyn
    Guendalynalmost 3 years ago


  • Grazie Guendalyn, è un’ombra giocosa :-)

    – Richard G Witham

  • Claudia Alves
    Claudia Alvesalmost 3 years ago

    fantastic Richard!!!

  • Muito obrigado Claudia :-)

    – Richard G Witham

  • fourthangel
    fourthangelalmost 3 years ago

  • What a wonderful surprise, and a great honor. Thank you!

    – Richard G Witham

  • Clo Sed
    Clo Sedalmost 3 years ago

    Congrats for your feature
    And Happy New year 2012 !!!!


  • Wow: Thank you! And, happy new year to you :-)

    – Richard G Witham

  • linaji
    linajialmost 3 years ago
  • Wow: what a wonderful surprise Lina, Thank you!

    – Richard G Witham

  • Photos - Pauline Wherrell
    Photos - Pauli...over 2 years ago

    Wonderful shot Richard – simple but so effective with the twist!

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