Shadows abound in this woodland setting at the Monk Botanical Gardens in Wausau, Wisconsin. It makes rather a creepy kingdom for the kids to climb and play in as they slay a dragon, rescue a princess or fight off enemy intruders.
For more on Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge go to Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Shadows
Sue’s Word A Week Challenge on A Word In Your Ear at http://suellewellyn2011.wordpress.com/2013/12/02/a-word-a-week-photograph-challenge-shadow/ is Shadow.
Skillfully pruned pines cast distorted shadows on the snow in the Japanese Garden at the Chicago Botanic Garden.
Our little granddaughter racing to keep ahead of her shadow. I can’t take the credit for this picture. My son-in-law, her Uncle C, captured it as they were coming home from the park but it was so cute that I just had to include it.
Shadows emphasize the path across a bridge at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle.
A shadow is cast on The Sundial, a sculpture in the Plant Evaluation Garden of the Chicago Botanic Garden.
Shadows criss-cross the old red barn at Volkening Heritage Farm in Schaumburg.
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge on Cee’s Photography at http://ceenphotography.com/2013/10/29/cees-fun-foto-challenge-reflections-and-shadows/ is Reflections & Shadows.
Usually I try to avoid shadows as they seem to play havoc with the camera’s automatic lighting system and I just don’t have the patience or the know-how to diddle around with all the knobs and buttons. I rarely take pictures of shadows deliberately but there have been the odd times when they may have unintentionally added something to the shot. Pictured above, a pavilion in the Ottoman Garden at the Missouri Botanical Garden in St Louis.
Soft shadows under an arbor in the Regenstein Fruit and Vegetable Garden at the Chicago Botanic Garden.
Shadows and reflections; a water lily in the Heritage Garden at the Chicago Botanic Garden.
There were plenty of night-time reflections in the various pools at the Missouri Botanical Garden during the Chinese Lantern Festival.