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Faces of Ice

Black & White Landscape Portraits by Billy Howard


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Faces of Ice

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Landscape Portraits from BillyHoward.photography.


Pareidolia is the tendency for perception to impose a meaningful interpretation on a nebulous stimulus, usually visual, so that one sees an object, pattern, or meaning where there is none. — Wikipedia


Perhaps from growing up in San Francisco in the '60s '70s, and from the many hours of landscape photography over the decades in dozens of remote locales, I see faces in Nature. Sometimes human, sometimes fanciful, some look like animals and some conjure frightening images of mayhem or visions of an ethereal world.

These 9 photographs (and dozens of others) were taken along the edge of Thomas Creek as it flows into the now extinct Alexander Lake in the south meadows of Reno, Nevada, Dec 18, 2016.

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Lactating Madonna and Child
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Octopus Maya
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Adam's Ribs
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Gw'educ (Orca)
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Mother of Waters
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Old Hiems
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