Sunday, January 15, 2012

Simply Sunday Shadow Shot 1/15

Antonella Shadow Shot Sunday
Welcome to another glorious day! The sun is shining so brightly you'd never know that it was really cold outside :-)

Remember last week I talked about taking pictures while walking through New York City, well the picture you see is one I took of a tree that I had passed a few times.  This tree was damaged during the unexpected snowstorm we had in October, and every time I pass this tree on my way to visit my dad I am drawn to it.  The only problem is that this is on a road with no shoulder and there always appears to be someone behind me when I drive by... I started unpacking my little camera before I left the house just in case I had an opportunity to catch a shot (didn't always remember, but I really tried).  So I tried for quite a while and even sometimes resorted to holding the camera and snapping shots as I drove by.... Finally, I had the perfect day... it was sunny and there was no one behind me, so I briefly stopped and snapped some shots... and this picture was born!

While I was preparing my picture I decided to play (thank you Picnik!!!), so here are some of the fun things I tried....

Antonella Shadow Shot Sunday
This week there was no quote posted this week so I selected one of mine from Abraham Lincoln (he is my favorite President - I know, he is the favorite of so many)...
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing. - Abraham Lincoln

Thought it worked with the picture I had selected...

Antonella Shadow Shot Sunday

Here are the quotes for you to play with this week.... may Lincoln inspire you!

free printable digi quote Abraham Lincoln

free printable digi quote Abraham Lincoln

free printable digi quote Abraham Lincoln

free printable digi quote Abraham Lincoln

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Most importantly be Fantastically Creative You!

 Enjoy! for Personal Use Antonella DeFalco


Szalonaisa said...

Oh, yes, it works!! Thanks for shearing Antonella :)

NatureFootstep said...


CanadianGardenJoy said...

Hello there !
I am so glad you got a chance to stop and take pictures of this tree : ) It is very interesting and well worth the effort !
Great shot for SSS day indeed !
Joy : )

Gemma Wiseman said...

Such interesting shadow effects! And enjoyed your Lincoln quote!

Just letting you know, you did not link this post in SSS2! It was a link to a tutorial! I'll correct it for you!

Gemma Wiseman said...

Back again! Not sure why! But the link continues to return to your tutorial post on glitter! I'll try again later!

Ann said...

gotta love it when opportunity strikes. Like the shot


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