Lens-artist’s Photo Challenge #32 – Shadows

These days, I love shadows! It wasn’t always the case, especially in strong sun. In the past, I didn’t really study other photographers, I didn’t really look at photography books that gave  ideas on using light to best effect.

Shadows can be used to great effect –

They might be enchanting in themselves:

They can create boundaries, a frame around part or all of your subject so as to draw more attention to that subject, as shown in the following two images:

Through the open door

They give a sense of the time of day:

Your Shadow at Morning (striding behind you)

They can add mystery:

Sinister?

Provide refuge from the sun:

Sheltering in the Shade

Plenty to love about shadows, this is just a small selection of my shadows seen.

Linked to Lens-artist’s Photo Challenge at Tina’s here

 

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32 comments

  1. Terrific selection sue. Perfect for B&W

  2. Love a bit of drama, Sue 🙂 I just said to Tina that I had a rather nice example on my Instagram account but I don’t normally download from my phone onto here.

  3. Love your shady and shadowy images, Sue.

  4. You do shadows well, Sue. I often mess them up, and constantly get my own shadow in where it’s not wanted. 🙂
    Best wishes, Pete.

  5. Yes a bit of shadow can go a long way 🙂

  6. That second one…perfect!
    I mean, they are all good…but that second one…

  7. A challenge tailor-made for you Sue. A great collection of images.

  8. Great work, Sue! I love your collection!

  9. You have some nice bold pones Sue 🙂

  10. Such variety here…so many ways to use shadows…but I keep coming back to the first photo, I love it.

  11. Great pictures Sue – l love visiting your site – don’t do it often enough😢

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