Tag: shadows

Dec 3, 2014

Powerful PSA Shows That You Can Help Prevent Child Abuse

Powerful PSA Shows That You Can Help Prevent Child Abuse

A powerful PSA about child abuse prevention was spotted recently at a high-traffic intersection in Seoul, South Korea. The interactive campaign lets people step in to prevent the crime. The top message roughly translates to: “Child abuse, you can prevent it,” while the bottom message instructs: “112: Report (call) to become a hero for…

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Feb 2, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Shadow Cube

Picture of the Day: The Shadow Cube

THE SHADOW CUBE Artwork by ANILA QUAYYUM AGHA Website | See.me | Indiana U. Profile | Facebook In this amazing light and shadow installation by Anila Quayyum Agha, we see a large-scale patterned wood cube with an interior light source that projects brilliant shadow patterns on the surrounding walls. Entitled Intersections (6.5′…

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Jan 5, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Sky Shadow

Picture of the Day: The Sky Shadow

THE SKY SHADOW Photograph by runrgrl on reddit In this beautiful sunrise capture we see Washington’s Mount Rainier casting an upward shadow towards the sky. The photo was posted by redditor runrgrl, who says the image was taken from Fox Island, near Gig Harbor. The body of water in the foreground is…

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Dec 4, 2013

Picture of the Day: Mountain Shadows

Picture of the Day: Mountain Shadows

MOUNTAIN SHADOWS Photograph by SCOTT HOTALING Website | Flickr | Facebook | Prints available Seen here is the triangular shadow cast by Mount Hood in northern Oregon, USA. The photo was taken by Scott Hotaling who made the ascent from the south side during pre-dawn hours. As for why a jagged mountain…

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Oct 30, 2013

Picture of the Day: Shadows and Spirals

Picture of the Day: Shadows and Spirals

SHADOWS AND SPIRALS Photograph by Reto Fetz I simply love everything about this photo. The colour, the composition, the spiral staircase—and those shadow lines! A fantastic shot from a fellow Torontonian. The Sifter salutes you Reto Fetz! Thanks for sharing. via Reto Fetz on Flickr

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Sep 4, 2013

Picture of the Day: A Triangular Volcano Shadow

Picture of the Day: A Triangular Volcano Shadow

A TRIANGULAR VOLCANO SHADOW Photograph by Juan Carlos Casado (TWAN) Seen here is the triangular shadow cast by Mount Teide, a volcano on Tenerife in the Canary Islands. With a summit of 3,718-metre (12,198 ft) it is the highest point in Spain and the highest point above sea level in the islands…

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May 13, 2013

Chandelier Projects Spooky Shadow Forest onto Walls

Chandelier Projects Spooky Shadow Forest onto Walls

Designed by Hilden & Diaz, Forms in Nature is a light sculpture/chandelier that transforms its surrounding space into a spooky forest made from shadows. As the duo explain: “Using a simple action, such as intensifying the brightness at the center of the artwork, the light transforms the space and adds character… The light sculpture…

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Mar 24, 2013

Shadow Art Sculptures by Diet Wiegman

Shadow Art Sculptures by Diet Wiegman

Diet Wiegman is a Dutch artist that uses a combination of sculpture and light to create fascinating shadow art projected onto walls. Born in 1944, he began experimenting with light sculptures in the 1980s, inspiring a generation of artists after him to also explore the art style (e.g., Tim Noble & Sue Webster, Kumi…

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Feb 25, 2013

12 Examples of Frost Shadows

12 Examples of Frost Shadows

For those that live in colder climates where snow is an annual occurrence (Toronto, Canada myself), frost shadows are a fairly common sighting. But for our readers in warmer temperatures who perhaps never get to experience the joy (and pain) of a snowy winter, you may have never witnessed this phenomena. Recent posts on…

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Feb 17, 2013

Picture of the Day: Casting an Upward Shadow

Picture of the Day: Casting an Upward Shadow

CASTING AN UPWARD SHADOW Photograph by PCloadletter26 on Reddit In this beautiful sunrise we see the shadow of Mt. Rainier being cast upward to the sky and clouds above. The photograph was taken by Redditor PCloadletter26 who says it was the last sunrise of 2012. The view is from Tacoma, Washington USA.…

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