Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt.
To place next to something else for the purpose of contrast. For instance, my two grandsons here in South Dakota are both very nearly six feet tall. I am 4’11” so if I juxtapose myself between them, there is a very strong contrast 🙂
Usually, though, this is done in an artistic sense. Placing black and white photos next to colored photos of the same subject creates interesting contrasts and comparisons.
This iconic photo, originally done in black and white (which I think is more effective, actually) creates a whole different sense when placed next to the colored version.
Have you ever wondered if that poor girl was shocked out of her mind by this experience? It is my understanding that they were complete strangers. I don’t know, some people think this is romantic. Not me. I think I’d have wanted to smack him up alongside the head 🙂
Anyway. You haven’t heard from me in a few days because we’re on vacation, and I don’t have access to good wifi. Ken brought me here to the library this morning so I could do some catching up.
I’m not sure when I’ll be back online. And I’m finding that, while I do miss writing my blogs, I’m able to exist quite happily without the internet 🙂