Sunday, April 10, 2011

I Heart Shadows

This week at I Heart Faces it's all about shadows! I actually got super excited about this too.  Just last week I went through all 15,000 (yes, I am serious) pictures on my computer, deleting the ones that were meh, and all the ones of my brother-in-law making faces at the camera.  Now I have 12,000 (still serious) pictures on my computer, but I also had a good idea of all the pictures I had taken! So I had several contenders for this week, without having to think about it too much!
I took this two years ago at one of the Cherry Blossom Festival kick-off events in DC.  The Washington Ballet was performing and as a former dancer I was super excited to be able to watch and take photos.  Thanks to the stage lights at many different angles shadows were in abundance! I particularly like this one. For one, holy back muscles batman! Two, there are three shadows, but I love the main one - it just accents the strength of his jump and makes you realize how high he is in the air!

To see more shadows head over to I Heart Faces!

38 thoughts on the matter:

Bindi said... {Reply}

This picture is breathtaking! Love it.

Life with Kaishon said... {Reply}

That is so fascinating! I can't believe you have 12,000 pictures on your computer. WOWZERS : ) I am glad you feel better and more organized about them now!

Dina @ 4 Lettre Words said... {Reply}

WOW...what an amazing capture, Tamar. You win! :)

Leigh Ann Fajardo said... {Reply}

Wow! Great shot!

Patty said... {Reply}

LOVE IT!

Mama Kim said... {Reply}

Love the action shot! Wow!

Rachel Eve said... {Reply}

What an amazing dancer! Amazing action shot as well. & very good job getting rid of 3,000 pictures. Haha. :)

Sian said... {Reply}

wow this shot is amazing!!!! I didn't enter one this time because I didn't have a good one but yours is perfect for this theme.

Rachel said... {Reply}

Oh to be able to move like that! -- Awesome shot :)

Helen said... {Reply}

Oooh! Super cool shot!

Misty Exnicios said... {Reply}

Such a lovely capture!

Rachel said... {Reply}

Absolutely love this! (Former dancer here too - gotta love his placement!) Talk about ballon!

Such an awesome entry - lots of energy and drama!

Mariah said... {Reply}

Awesome photo. Great catch! I love the color too.

Natalie said... {Reply}

I LOVE dancing shadows! :)

Eboix said... {Reply}

This is an awesome shot - and you can really see the detail of his muscles, so crazy

Caroline (Frogmum) said... {Reply}

Brilliant entry! :-)

sherri lynn said... {Reply}

wow you have a ton of pictures! i like this one that you chose though!

Summer said... {Reply}

Very neat shot!

tracy said... {Reply}

Incredible!

Anne U said... {Reply}

Great action shot.

Michelle said... {Reply}

Oh I LOVE this, amazing!

Nikki said... {Reply}

Just a bit more than good random fun (: beautiful beautiful

Simple Girl said... {Reply}

Yes, I love the multiple shadows! Great action shot!

Chic Homeschool Mama said... {Reply}

Fantastic shadows!!!!!!!

kymberli q. said... {Reply}

Love the action and the shadows! Great job!

photopaige said... {Reply}

Awesome capture Tamar! the shadows make it extra great, as they really emphasize the dance and make it a perfect action shot. Well done.

StaceyT said... {Reply}

Great action shot!! I have no idea how many pictures are on my computer but I know it's time to clean it off like you did lol! Thank you for stopping by and commenting on my blog!!

Serline said... {Reply}

Wow, even the shadow speaks of the dancer's poise and grace...

Lisa said... {Reply}

Man! That is just such an awesome picture!

P.S ~ Thanks for liking mine. . .I'm such a novice but I do love these games.

Lisa said... {Reply}

PS ~ I just joined your blog. I think it's great!

Katarina said... {Reply}

WOW! beautiful.

Buckeroomama said... {Reply}

What a super duper wonderfully awesome capture! Wow. Yes, holy back muscles batman!

EmilyM said... {Reply}

Beautiful photo! The 3 shadows are really interesting.

southernjoy said... {Reply}

Love that you can see three different shadows here!

DawnS said... {Reply}

WOW!! What an amazing photo - the color, grace and beauty... just WOW!!

Red Chestnut Photography said... {Reply}

Wow Tamar, I am really impressed at the action you captured and the unique shadow shape the dancer's movement created! Very cool! I enjoyed reading the background to the shot! Thanks for sharing with us!

Just Bits and Pieces said... {Reply}

Amazing shot!!!!

Danyelle said... {Reply}

You're not kidding about the back muscles, wow! This is such a great capture.