I use the Japanese term “ma” to describe am image created by the negative, by emptiness. I am told that I am not using the term correctly. I think it is close enough for what I am trying to convey.
These photographs show the best negative-space images that I have found in my walks. It is hard to imagine that I will beat these penguins in my last 30 miles.
Cathy’s idea of photographing shutters with cut-outs 15 years ago was a common ancestor of Quirky Berkeley. Here are trees expressed in the negative on shutters.
Flowers are prominent in shutter may, as are the heavenly bodies – sun, moon, stars. Nothing fancy, just plants and heavenly bodies.