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Weekly Photo Challenge – Shadow

The subject for The Weekly Photo Challenge at The Daily Post is shadow and, while I have plenty of pictures that have shadows incidental to the overall image, I don’t seem to have taken many where the shadow was the focal point. This was the best I could manage.  For more on the Weekly Photo Challenge, which this week was set for us by Cheri Lucas Rowlands, go to https://dailypost.wordpress.com/photo-challenges/shadow-2017/


A toad contemplates its shadow at a local nature center.


Two barns, one at Spring Valley Nature Center in Schaumburg and the other at Old World Wisconsin, patterned by shadows from nearby trees.


Littlest grandson keeping a close eye on his shadow during an early April walk at Spring Valley.


The ‘pergola effect’ shown here at the Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis, the gardens at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville SC and the Rose Garden at Cantigny in Wheaton, Illinois.


Trees in autumn cast long shadows at River Trails Nature Center in Northbrook, Illinois.


Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Leaves and Trees

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week on Cee’s Photography at http://ceenphotography.com/2014/05/06/cees-fun-foto-challenge-leaves-and-trees/ is Leaves and Trees.

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One of the great places for taking Autumn shots in our area is River Trails Nature Center in Northbrook, Illinois.

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And of course, there’s The Morton Arboretum where, all year round, there’s always something beautiful to see in the way of leaves and trees .

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Leaves & Trees