Monday, February 18, 2013

Shadows in the Garden #1


It is like looking at something that is not there – not real, but it is.  For those who like seeing “line” in art works, shadows satisfies in many ways.  There is the simple black and white, yet there is the beauty of line and form.  Shadows give the viewer that fleeting opportunity in Winter, Summer, or in between, to grasp the moment,  only the moment.  It can be seen as it is now, then changed, now not the same, never again.

Fence at Hosta Garden

Here in the Gardens at Waters East, with all the varied plants, trees, sculptures, and tons of stone, etc. things might seem rather permanent.  The shadow reminds us that all is fleeting.  Even we, marking time for a moment, then gone.  Interesting.

Enjoy this one moment in time

 sculpture - 1000 Cranes
Summer    &    Winter

 Fence Posts
at Middle Arch

 Snow Drift      &      sculpture - Iron Lilies

 Rock Garden

Asian Patio Garden

 Anchor Chain
Great Lakes Ship


 StoneWater Beach      &      East Field Drifts

Asian Patio Garden

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  1. Great winter pictures! Lots of lights and shadows. Have a great week!

  2. I have never seen your iron lilies before.
    They are fantastic.

    Have a nice day.

  3. As usual, I see a number of potential Christmas cards here! Hope you are enjoying your pristine winter!

  4. Beautiful! Thanks for sharing these. Snow is not something I get to experience in my neck of the woods, so it is nice to see pictures like these :)

  5. Love the iron lilies. That is a great way to catch a moment and freeze it in time.

  6. Sun, snow, shadows! Great pictures!

  7. Hi Jack! Thanks for visiting Looking at your winter photos I can see what you mean about having a different climate from ours in Mallorca. I guees you had a great time taking those pictures in the snow, playing with the shadows and lights. Great photos and great blog too! Best regards,


  8. Hallo, I am not så god in English, Pleace, kan you have a Translate gadget on your Blogg så i kan reed wath yor have to say.
    Your photos is great
    Best regards Meta

  9. Thank you! Now I can read it.