Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Farm Yard Madonna 1.2

...I like these photos of the annonymous mom and child on so many levels. Adorable. The colors: clear and strong. Thanks, young Mom, for wearing a co-ordinated ensemble! She looks so strong, yet tender with the child. Texture: the grass, the tree bark, the gravel, the painted barn, the rope of the swing. Movement: some mildly diagonal lines create a subtle tension; the squirming baby (the star of the show). Space. I don't mean to "praise" my own "work". This was just a random good catch; saved for ever in the vastness of the internet.

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