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Meaning

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Words on Images

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June 1, 2018 at 6:00 am

Alluring

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May 29, 2018 at 6:00 am

Buds

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Eyes

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April 13, 2018 at 6:00 am

Changing, Again

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At the rate the transition from winter to spring has been playing out this year, this Words on Images post from April of 2013 resonates enough that I’ve decided to give it a fresh viewing. The prolonged cold and snow is getting mind numbing, but the change will eventually swing through to fruition. At least, that’s what we keep telling ourselves.

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April 11, 2018 at 6:00 am

Years

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April 8, 2018 at 9:37 am

Image Inversion

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One more image from Cyndie’s latest collection taken after the recent snowfall:

If you look at it long enough, at the right angle, this is one of those photos where the perception can become inverted, and the high spots suddenly appear as recessed.

The image will take on a softer, fuzzier appearance. Once the mind shifts to the inverted perception, it can be very difficult to switch back again.

Which do you see?

It’s all in how you interpret the shadows and highlights of the snow that actually rests on top of the swirling pattern of the mat that sits outside our front door.

When you can see that the snow puffs up on top of the mat, the image will seem more crisp.

When the perception flips, the puffy snow will suddenly invert and look sunk below the surrounding cutouts of the pattern swirls.

Flip Out, man!

No drugs required.

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April 6, 2018 at 6:00 am