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Your pictures of shadows

Hip hop band perform on stage

This picture taken at the Brighton Hip Hop Festival by Daniel Burman starts our readers’ gallery focusing on the theme of shadows.

Owl shadow

Dominique Perras: "During a trip to China I went to a tea house where they performed a show that involved shadows made by the performers hands."

Man walking in the sunshine

James Guppy: "A worker in the City of London begins his walk home across London Bridge after a grim year in the Square Mile."

Leaf shadows on a curtain

Hannah Carter: "A hint of what is just out of reach, Ko Samui, Thailand."


Tracy Marshall: Light and shade falls upon this Hibiscus.

Trees cast shadows in the sunlight

James Trickey: "I took this on an autumn morning in the Cotswolds."

A plane cast a shadow on a field

Lydia van Vilsteren: "I took this during the descent of a flight into the Netherlands. The plane left a distinct outline on the fields."

Miniature statue of liberty

Pankaij: "The miniature statue of liberty in my apartment." Why not send us your photos? Click the links on the right for further information.

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