By Phillip Marsh.

Horse Head Rock

By Phillip Marsh

Bermagui, NSW

Don’s response

‘Face Pareidolia’ is a phenomenon of the human brain with which we’re all familiar. When you see a ‘face’ in an inanimate object, you’re experiencing it. So, I suppose we could say that Phillip Marsh has captured a natural feature that stimulates ‘Horse Pareidolia’ in humans.

By placing his camera in exactly the right spot, Phillip makes the effect fairly leap out at the viewer.

I like the way he’s given us a little visual cue in the foreground to give us a sense of the fine texture of the more distant subject.

The muted colours and enveloping quality of the light are quietly delightful too.

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