Saturday, March 13, 2010

Shopping for shadows

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Hey, more "reverse shadows" for Hey Harriet's "Shadow Shot Sunday."

The rectangles of light come down from the windows in the Mamilla Mall dome.
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The opening of this first GAP store in Jerusalem was big news last August.
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And now, last week, everyone was talking about the opening of a Tel Aviv branch of the Swedish fashion house H & M. Shoppers waited in line for hours to be let into the new store.
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IKEA, the international chain selling Swedish-designed furniture, a few days ago opened its second branch in Israel, near Rishon Lezion. They say it is their biggest store in the Middle East. It is a 1.2 mile walk from one end of the building to the other.
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Oi, just the idea is enough to make me dizzy. I'm glad I don't need anything and don't have to go shopping. :D
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18 comments:

Leif Hagen said...

Is the GAP store having a "Shadow sale" right now?

Terry is "Taipei cool" - he just had red highlights put in his hair two weeks ago. I think his mother will bring him to a barber directly from the airport when he leaves Minnesota and arrives at home!

Tom Hilton said...

Cool shadows.

spacedlaw said...

IKEA is one of my favourite chain stores to get lost in. So many clever knickknacks for the house!

Sweet Repose said...

What a beautiful structure...though it never fails, when I'm at one end of these mega stores, I need something at the other end...right!

jeannette stgermain said...

a beautiful dome! One of my daughters (and I occasionally)like to shop at GAP and H&M -the latter one quite reasonable prices. According to daughter she had seen H&M in England?

chubskulit said...

Gorgeous shots!

Shadows in the Park

Cassie said...

I try to stay away from the malls while here in Phoenix. But, when I'm away up north for most of the year, I miss knowing they are close by!!

These reverse Shadow Shots are very cool. I think I prefer shopping for shadows above shopping for other things...a lot less expensive!

Ralph said...

A rotunda in a shopping mall is something we don't see around here. But it adds a great set of light square lights that look great on the floor. I love IKEA, there is one 20 minutes away from us in New haven. I just enjoy the maze of aisles around nice, easy-to-assemble and quality furniture...

susieofarabia said...

Looks like a wonderful mall. I could spend all day in IKEA... And I love the shadows.

Hey Harriet said...

Such interesting shopping mall shadows you stumbled upon!

I was at my local IKEA store the other day and it took me forever to find my way out again. It's one big crazy place!

Evelyn Howard said...

Very nice shadow

Hot Fudge said...

Looks like you have a lovely shopping mall. Ikea TERRIFIES me - we have a huge new store here in Brisbane and you have to drop a trail of crumbs if you want to find you way out again.

VP said...

I love your idea of reverse shadow and I am still trying to catch an interesting one.

frayedattheedge said...

Definitely worth the effort to go shopping to capture shese shots!

Chuck Pefley said...

Ah, another shopping mall ... honestly, they seem so similar to one another. I really much prefer neighborhood stores which are far more personal.

Louis la Vache said...

There is an IKEA near Chez la Vache - many of the furnishings for «Louis» et Mme la Vache came from IKEA.

Pietro said...

Beautiful pictures. Here in Turin we have IKEA too, now in a new and larger structure.

JM said...

That's a really nice dome!