Mad Scientess Jane Expat (nanila) wrote,
Mad Scientess Jane Expat
nanila

Shadow stalker

Ruins of Temple F, likely Aphrodite's, at Selinunte


It's a matter of geometry.

Photons strike atmospheric particles and are deflected. They strike him and are deflected. They strike the column and are deflected. I perceive them through the distortion and alignment of the lenses in my camera. I know their relative quantities creating the scene in front of me and nothing more. They're not conjuring the phantoms of vanished gods into shadow to menace explorers, irreverent trespassers on a formerly sacred domain.

It's only a matter of geometry.
Tags: f, photo, selinunte, sicily, travel
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