This week, Patti has us exploring the interplay of light and shadow, and using them to take or photography to another level.
These images are all going to be a bit mixed up, in my attempt to show how I use light and shadow, for example in creating mood, definition, depth, isolation.
I love moving from shadow to light to emphasise the elements I want to emphasise, as here:
Here, we have the flowers illuminated by sunlight, sharp against the shadows behind:
Here, the shadows create a pattern and pick out the contours of the ground:
Here I have used light and shadow here to create depth, and the shadows also emphasise the sombre mood:
In this image, I was struck by how the shadows emphasised structure (when the sun was in a different direction, this scene looked very flat):
Linked to Lens artist’s photo challenge at Patti’s here