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WPC: Shadow

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Navigator’s Sundial, Golden Gate Park

The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge for the week of February 8, 2017.

This week, hunt for shadows and incorporate them into your shot. The shadow can be the focal point of the image, or simply a detail that adds texture and makes the scene a bit more dynamic.

Shadows are something I normally try to avoid when I’m shooting pictures — but I never realized how true that was until I started looking for images for this challenge!  Still, there have been a few times when an interesting shadow caught my eye…

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Shadows on a leaf, Mississippi Bar

…or when I didn’t notice the shadow until later.

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Butterfly with shadow, California Academy of Sciences

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