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Often when I’m outdoor, the light, shadow, direction of the sun and the time of day are less than ideal for photography. That’s the time when I see beauty from another perspective. The lack of light on the subject, or when it’s backlit, makes it all the more intriguing.

I’ve learned to appreciate silhouettes. They are more soulful and quiet. When devoid of colour, I can see more clearly the subject’s shape and form, and its solitary existence. Here are some photos I’ve taken lately… a kind of Wabi-sabi.

The slow and meditative movement of the Great Blue Heron:

GBH

Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron Flying

Look at the shadow in the water, like a Chinese brush stroke:

Chinese brush painting 1

 

A solitary Belted Kingfisher:

Belted Kingfisher

 

Cattails by the pond in the evening light:

Cattails

 

Guess who’s still busy at dusk:

Beaver

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Photos Taken by Arti of Ripple Effects

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