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Old 03-31-2016, 10:10 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by Pale Horse
The juxtaposition of the shadow against character separates the first three from your example. There's no person to personify the shadow in your example. It's a subtle difference that's very powerful to the unconscious connection you feel to the character. Without a body to oppose, the shadow is just that.

I thought the image of Indy's silhouette against that of the mushroom cloud in Nuketown was very powerful. It wasn't a shadow, but for me it had the same effect. Indy in a new and one might say alien era.

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