Early on a foggy winter morning, the sun creates diffused light and shadows, while the dew drops seem like pearls on branches
Heavy clouds create shadows over the rural mountains of North Carolina
A simple image of shadows of palm trees on textured rocks reveals yet another design of nature
Lamps, with fine lines, and shadows on a garden path are more dramatic in monochrome.
The highlights and shadows in textures, which show up best when it is exposed from an angle by a light source, reveal fine details that make it a more compelling subject for monochrome images. The light from the window creates interesting shadow designs and exposes the brick wall and old rafters.
Last week we posted images with the color red as the highlight in the photograph. This week we will post monochrome images.
Some of the best subjects for monochrome shots are those with lines and shapes, as well as interesting textures and patterns. Here is an image of the lobby of the Milwaukee Art Museum with light and shadow designs in monochrome.
Lilies, sky and cloud reflection,s and tree shadows create interesting patterns in the water
A monochrome image of the shadows of a walkway bridge in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Lighting and shadows under the pier are accentuated by a monochrome image
After three weeks of sunsets, it is time to appreciate the beauty of monochrome. The bright sun in the sky creates interesting shadows and silhouettes at a pier on the ocean.
Long shadows of the 2nd Avenue Pier, Myrtle Beach
Leading lines and shadows of a pedestrian bridge
The clouds cast dark shadows on the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina
A variety of materials used to decorate this old warehouse add charm to its architecture. Shadows of the wooden walkway create an illusion of going down.
Cloud shadows on the Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina
A red shirt, red umbrellas and their shadows and reflections at a plaza in Raleigh, North Carolina
Light from the windows creates patterns and shadows in the workshop
The Chicago “L” (short for “elevated”) is the rapid transit system serving the city of Chicago and some of its surrounding suburbs. Standing under the tracks of the “L” provide some interesting perspectives and shadow designs.