Motion Silhouette Creates Stories with Shadow Play

You don’t need an iPad to create an interactive book. Just ask designers Megumi Kajiwara and Tatsuhiko Niijima. They’ve created a beautiful pop-up book, Motion Silhouette, that changes as the reader uses light to manipulate shadows on each page.

I’m Not There- Shadow Photography

As much as we like to tell ourselves that people don’t change, it’s simply not true. We are constantly learning and growing, hopefully for the better. The person we were yesterday may be completely different from the person we are ...
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Sharp Silhouettes that Evoke Emotion

Using simple black and white photography, Hengki Lee has found a way to tell a story with his silhouettes. The Indonesian self-taught photographer captures perfectly the outline of the people and animals in his shots without giving them an identity, ...
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Vintage Instructions: Hand Shadows Create Animals

It’s hard to say when making figures using the shadows of our hands started, but it probably originated on the walls of caves lit by the dancing flames of an ancient fire. Through the ages, the art shadow puppetry progressed ...

We Love Friday! – Shadow Games

Happy Friday to all of our lovely readers out there! It’s time to celebrate the end of the work week with a little photo fun. Photographer Scott Bourne has said, “where light and shadow fall on your subject – that ...