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Casting Shadows: Light and Dark

I recently came across a wonderful TED Talk by Rogier van der Heide entitled Why Light Needs Darkness. Van der Heide is “a lighting designer who creates (and oversees) engaging, inspiring, three-dimensional design that fuses light, image projection, architecture and product design to create a memorable, authentic experience”. It truly is an inspiring listen. He points out the play of light around us using examples from classic architecture. I found myself poring over shadow photography afterwards – seeing things in a whole new light. Here are some of my favourites…

– Anne

Key Image: Sir Giles Gilbert Scott | Tate Modern

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PH Fitzgerald

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Casa Aguas Claras : Ramon Coz + Benjamin Ortiz

Walter Bibikow

Lei Han

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Fan Ho




This post has 2 comments

Rogier van der Heide / Website

Comment Posted on May 16th, 2014 @ 4:07 pm

Hi Anne, thanks for featuring my TED talk and what a great collection of photographs… Thank you! Rogier


    annehepfer / Website

    Comment Posted on May 21st, 2014 @ 8:13 pm

    Thank you Rogier! So appreciate your note. AD


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