WPC: Using Shadows to Add Drama to Your Travel Photos

Shadows really add drama to travel photos, but of course you can’t have shadows unless it’s sunny!

Cows and horses graze the land around Covadonga Lake in Northern Spain. I could do a whole post just on shadows in Spain – this is a very sunny place.
Cow with bell grazing up in the mountains of Covadonga, Spain. I love the dramatic shadow that shows off the hornsI couldn’t resist another Spanish shot, this one of the shadow of Castillo de Curiel that looms over the local landscape.The shadow of Castillo de Curiel looms over the locals in Spain An ominous shadow cast by an old-fashioned baby carriage (Columbia, California).
shadow of a baby carriage (Columbia State Historic Park.)Rice wine in the shadows on Inle Lake, Myanmar.
Rice wine in the shadows on Inle Lake, MyanmarIn Holland there are bikes everywhere, with cool shadows – and I guess you don’t actually need sun after all!Bicycle at Night in Delft, Holland Another example of strong lighting rather than sun with these artsy chairs casting artsy shadows in the Brussels Museum in Belgium.Artsy chairs cast artsy shadows in the Brussels Museum in Belgium Shadow of elephant riders in Laos.The shadow of us riding an elephant in Laos A chandelier made of coffee cups shines a spiral shadow on the wall of a Vancouver cafe, Canada.A chandelier made of coffee cups shines a spiral shadow on the wall of a Vancouver cafeShadows under the archway of a California winery.Shadows under the archway of a California winery The shadow of the outside tower falls over the window inside the Dieppe Cathedral in France.Shadow of the outside steeple falls over the window inside Dieppe Cathedral in France More from the Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Shadow.

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