The original meaning is a big capital building under the Sun.
The top is Sun (Post 4)
A shadow has to do with a big building and the sun, at the same time, which is also a view.
The small seal script for the character is
The clerical script for the character is
The three left-down strokes means the shadow, we could understand better by my art work below
Therefore, the original character means View, the meaning of shadow disappeared.
The song typeface for View
and the Shadow is
The Pinyin for 景 is Jing3.
The Pinyin for 影 is Ying3.
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