Lines In the Snow
Another study in lines, I suppose. There were several things that intrigued me about this one. There’s the dichotomy of looking at shadows of many posts through just a few of the posts that are causing the shadows. There there’s the angle of the light/shadow at the top of the fence that is perfectly aligned with the shadow on the ground several feet away. The slight imperfection of the shadow on the ground because of the footprints.
I reduced the color on the ground shadows considerably so as to highlight better the color of the wood and give the image a sense of unreality without the viewer being able to pinpoint exactly what might be wrong. Not sure where that inspiration actually comes from, or if it’s terribly effective, but that was the idea anyway.
Here’s what I started with.