Mike,Originally Posted by photomc
I think that you identified a key point...at least in my opinion. The fact that the image is upside down gives enough time to keep the mind from immediately saying "ahah...that is...(fill in the blank). It is this pause that allows one to get into composing forms and voids...light and shadow...as opposed to trees and sky...building and grass. In other words the "naming" is a block to experiencing directly.