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A shadow of my former self

Posted by
grouser (Ludlow, United Kingdom) on 9 August 2011 in People & Portrait and Portfolio.

Taken by accident whilst trudging round the dolmens in the burning sun. A suitably silly self portrait for ST

NIKON COOLPIX P7000 1/2000 second F/4.0 ISO 100 28 mm (35mm equiv.)

ordinaryimages from Kentucky Bluegrass, United States

Honestly, I like it...the great white explorer. best…jf

9 Aug 2011 5:25am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Very avant-garde! An image that tells the story of your trek.

9 Aug 2011 6:44am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Very Indiana Jones, err, well, apart from the sandals....

9 Aug 2011 7:36am

@CElliottUK: at least I'm not wearing socks with them :)

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

I thought the Desert Rats were on the march again!

9 Aug 2011 10:28am

Don from Spokane, United States

A good shadow shot. And what would the shadow look like in the "present" self? :-)

9 Aug 2011 12:03pm

@Don: a bit longer. The sun don't get so high any more :)

klausZ from Kufstein, Austria

an interesting pov and shot! great idea for that theme!

9 Aug 2011 12:48pm

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

This is a fantastic accidental shot - not very often that they turn out this good!

9 Aug 2011 1:13pm

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Nicely done, my accidents are more often just blurs

9 Aug 2011 3:25pm

Michael Fresh from Chester, United Kingdom

It looks like an Alien grey... in sandals !

9 Aug 2011 4:04pm

Mhelene from Paris, France

A great capture ! Beautiful composition .

9 Aug 2011 4:09pm

Visioplanet from Kolkata, India

I don't remember one time of the countless times I tried to capture my shadow, that came out good.. I gotta say you're lucky... :)

9 Aug 2011 6:57pm

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

cool hat ;)

9 Aug 2011 8:01pm

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Happy ST- )) Nice to meet you Mr G

9 Aug 2011 8:03pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

I love my friend! I am in love with the shadows on the ground. This yours is very good ... I like it! A hug, Adela

9 Aug 2011 9:36pm

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Haha great title! This is too true.

10 Aug 2011 3:35am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Accidental shots are always the best, Grouser. Perfect decomposition.

11 Aug 2011 6:29am

@Ronnie 2¢: Nice one Ronnie. You're in fine fettle this morning

1/2000 second
ISO 100
28 mm (35mm equiv.)