In the Background: The places that we pass through day after day, or even once in a lifetime, leave in their small way, echoes and traces of themselves upon us. But so often when taking self portraits or pictures of friends, the places themselves become a soft blurred mush of indistinct semi-nothingness, the limelight stolen by our smiling faces. In today’s challenge, let’s turn the tables. Take a picture of yourself or someone else as a shadow, a reflection, or a lesser part of a scene, making the background, or the foreground, the center of attention. Michael Pick – The Daily Post
I am usually the one behind the camera snapping pictures everywhere we go but every once in a while I show up in an unplanned reflection or shadow…
In Ryan’s sunglasses at the beach
Trying to line up the perfect shot of our favorite Bookshop. You can see my final (reflection free) version here – Phoneography Challenge: Neighborhood.
A beach shadow during one of our New Year’s Day walks by the water.
Take a peek at the Weekly Photo Challenge: In the Background for more fun photo surprises. What’s in your background?