Monday, January 24, 2011

dove, angel or mothman?

curious Rorschach Test as seen in a simple portrait photo.

The image of Mac Tonnies in the side-bar at the left has generated a little bit of chatter by the readers. Does the shadow of his glasses look like something? I used photoshop to help visually isolate the shadow, as seen on the right (above).

Christopher Knowles (ever the mythologyst) chimed in by simply stating: A Phoenix.

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6 comments:

Christopher Knowles said...

A phoenix.

Brizdaz said...

Maybe it's a combination of all of the above?
I'm sure Mac would love the fact that his photo would be so enigmatic.

Brownie said...

The mothman was/is supposidly a harbinger of something bad. But it doesn't look mothlike.

It looks more like the fairies of the late Victorian era that were photographed (and later debunked).

It's a play of light and shadow but it is startling. Funny how so many of us didn't even notice this, even though Mac's pic was up for along time.

~ Susan

Red Pill Junkie said...

Mothman or faerie, angels or demons, it might just be a matter of perspective:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yt3Ny_BG3yQ&feature=related

Red Pill Junkie said...

PS: Yo Chris! I left a message at your Secret Sun blog last Sunday re. your "Year of Thinking Magically /Star Wars" posts, but I guess it was intercepted by some Imperial spy drone or something :P

Anonymous said...

phoenix. Rising from the ashes.
Trish