Photo: Shadows of love

Shadow dogs from Life with Dogs and Cats

A dog’s love is true and sure, patient and clear — and everlasting.

Even stripped of color and dimension in a black-and-white photograph, the shadows of dogs and their human carries that depth of feeling — illuminating emotion and intimacy through the closeness of a body, the leaning in of a head, the perk of an ear.

Do you ever find that photos of shadows, or the backs of your pets carry more emotional impact?

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24 Comments on "Photo: Shadows of love"

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  1. Rebekah says:

    Shadow photos are some of my favorites.

    • Mine too. I have a whole series of pictures I took during a trip to Israel, which is nothing but shadows: leaves, camels, architecture. I think the flatness of shadows allows more emotion to come through.

  2. melf says:

    Beautiful. I love that all heads are turned towards you. That tells me that your dogs are very in tune with you (and you probably have a treat). That kind of connection takes work. Great photo on so many levels.

  3. easy rider says:

    you all are together, shadows never lie :o)

  4. That is a great picture. I love shadow play. ☺

  5. Ellen Pilch says:

    That is a great shot.

  6. Emma says:

    What a great photo!

  7. Deziz World says:

    Mommy’s often in a hurry when she looks at fotos fur our posts so she’s never really gotten dat deep wiff ’em. MOL Bet she’ll pay more attention noow.

    Luv ya’

    Dezi and Lexi

  8. meowmeowmans says:

    What a beautiful photo! So full of love!

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