In praise of shadows

Junichiro Tanizaki in shadow

“We find beauty not in the thing itself but in the patterns of shadows, the light and the darkness, that one thing against another creates… Were it not for shadows, there would be no beauty.”


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Copyright Debbie Smyth, 17 April 2020

Posted as part of #acoffeeandabook series

6 thoughts on “In praise of shadows

    1. Light through window or door – I can’t remember exactly, but I think I positioned the table at a door from the garden. And I stood inside. I did a few shoots yesterday and this morning, as we may be short on sunlight for the next few days.

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