Notice the shadow - light is the reason!

Light and shadow; that is a fascinating subject.
Light is everything. Light means color and shadow.
I've just found this great meme called "Shadow Shot Sunday" at Hey Harriet blog, with stunning light/ shadow images.
Light and shadow make things come to life on a photo and they are on everything.Shadows and lights on autumn leaves Even though we don't notice them, subtle shadows help create a physical existence, bring substance to photos.
Without its shadow an object is not defined in space, it seams to float in thin air.
Light and shadow add visual interest and provide dimension, perspective.
Butterfly close-up

The appearance of light and shadow tells us a lot about the surfaces and textures of the elements in a composition and also guide the eye to the focal point.
The softer the light, the softer the shadow. The stronger the light, the darker and sharper the shadow and these strong shadows create amazing forms.

Shadows and lights in the park

Visit Shadow Shot Sunday for many beautiful light/shadow shots.

For beautiful scenery photos from all around the world visit Scenic Sunday.

11 comments:

Sylvia K said...

What magnificent shadow shots! Beautiful colors and such a lovely variety! The butterfly is exquisite!

Enjoy!

Sylvia

Richie's 2ts Inspires said...

What a gorgeous shots. The nature speaks.

Love to death the colourful butterfly enjoying the sunshine.

Happy SS

Sam said...

Impossible to choose a favourite as they are all so lovely!! I'd love to be in that wood right now! ...and I admire your butterfly shot - I can never get them to pose for me like that - well captured!! :)

Dimple said...

Nice shots, and nice thoughts. Somehow, I'm thinking of Peter Pan, who wasn't quite real when he lost his shadow...

Hey Harriet said...

What stunning photos and I enjoyed reading your post. Great stuff! Thanks so much for joining in Shadow Shot Sunday and for saying hello :)

Lene said...

Lovely shadow-pictures :)

Sweet Repose said...

What a beautiful golden carpet, bedecked with butterfly jewels, wonderful colors of fall!

wanderlust said...

Love the butterfly, amazing!

Crafty Green Poet said...

woodland shadows are my favourites! Lovely butterfly too!

Jonny Hamachi said...

Lovely Post.

Marie Höglund said...

Gorgeous serie of shadow shots. Thanks for sharing :-)

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