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[Theme] shadows and light
« on: January 13, 2017, 18:12:11 »
I was looking for a theme thread about shadows but couldn't find one. So I thought, why not start one? :) I'll go first with a somewhat weird dark portrait that - for some strange reason - I quite like a lot. Looking forward to your contributions!
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Re: [Theme] shadows and light
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2017, 20:55:00 »
Nice one Susanne.
Amongst many things, my eye keeps being drawn by the enigmatic stack of crockery in the background (full of noses, eyes and ears).

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Re: [Theme] shadows and light
« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2017, 00:30:15 »
And thanks to serendipity, I found this


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Re: [Theme] shadows and light
« Reply #3 on: January 14, 2017, 18:45:00 »
Since photography is all about shadow and light I feel the urge to contribute with a picture from this afternoon. Coming out from the store I couldnt resist this scene.

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Re: [Theme] shadows and light
« Reply #4 on: January 14, 2017, 22:23:52 »
Nice one Susanne.
Amongst many things, my eye keeps being drawn by the enigmatic stack of crockery in the background (full of noses, eyes and ears).

Thank you, Colin! I agree with you, somehow the background really adds something. :)

I really like your shadow action shot! Makes me wonder whether the person was running towards us or away from us? Cool capture!
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Re: [Theme] shadows and light
« Reply #5 on: January 14, 2017, 23:00:37 »
Since photography is all about shadow and light I feel the urge to contribute with a picture from this afternoon. Coming out from the store I couldnt resist this scene.

Interesting light indeed, Børge!
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Re: [Theme] shadows and light
« Reply #6 on: January 14, 2017, 23:18:12 »
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Re: [Theme] shadows and light
« Reply #7 on: January 15, 2017, 10:27:39 »
Jacques, I keep wondering whether I see a strange kind of face in those shadows...  :o

Well, I definitely see a face in this one (at least parts of it):
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Re: [Theme] shadows and light
« Reply #8 on: January 15, 2017, 18:32:07 »
This last one is SO my kind of thing. nice.
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Re: [Theme] shadows and light
« Reply #9 on: January 16, 2017, 09:02:26 »
Thank you Elsa! You must have tons of very nice very shadowy shots!
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Re: [Theme] shadows and light
« Reply #10 on: January 16, 2017, 09:45:41 »
I have one :)
One of my very very first ones, also about 10 years ago
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Re: [Theme] shadows and light
« Reply #11 on: January 16, 2017, 10:01:16 »
Oooooh, nice!! That is a very cool picture, Elsa!
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Re: [Theme] shadows and light
« Reply #12 on: January 16, 2017, 10:33:38 »
Thank you Susanne :)
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Re: [Theme] shadows and light
« Reply #13 on: January 16, 2017, 13:41:55 »
Beautiful examples and a nice theme.

Winter, low sun, longer shadows.  Nice for a walk...

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Re: [Theme] shadows and light
« Reply #14 on: January 16, 2017, 17:17:36 »
Very true, John, now's the time for long shadows.

But short shadows can also be interesting! :)
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