Get to know a person, a view, a mountain well and you will instantly recognize them by their silhouettes or outlines. Subconsciously we do this regularly without really being aware of what we are doing.
Artists, designers, those working in tourism, frequently exploit the shape and outline of familiar objects – reducing them to just a handful of lines that are their identifying features.
Today’s image is a classic example of this.
This is the unmistakable outline of the Allalinhorn as seen from Saas Fee etched on a window. It’s a mountain I have written about before on this blog (click here) as regular readers will know. And here is another picture of it, just to remind you what it looks like in the flesh.