Monday, October 4, 2010

Joy 9/82: Reflections

This weekend as I was traveling from art studio to art studio, I came across a bank of solar panels.  The sun lit up patches of blue frost that were truly beautiful.  I had never seen solar panels up close so I decided to capture the beauty but the angle of the sun made it impossible to take just the panel without getting my shadow in it.  I kept trying and finally just decided to make it a self-portrait.

Later I thought ... what a metaphor.  Any time we do an act of creation, it is a self-portrait.  It's impossible to not put our "self" into what we create.  Things like this just make me laugh.

4 comments:

  1. It seems your image is not showing up.

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  2. What a great image. And what a great metaphor!

    Wow!

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  3. Fabulous! Don't you love what photography teaches us?

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