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During the first 4-H Photography Workshop session, participants played a game called “Guess the Shadow.”

Can you guess the shadow?

What object created this shadow? Answers are included at the bottom on the article.

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shadow photo 1

2

shadow photo 2

3

shadow photo 3

4

shadow photo 4

5

shadow photo 5

About Constant Light

The direction of constant light changes the perspective of the photos. Shadows can be large, small, long, short, black or gray; and they can create a three-dimensional look.

apples with different shadows

Answers

These are the answers. Did you get them all right?

1

coffee mug shadow photo

2

pogo stick shadow photo

3

railing shadow photo

4

fork shadow photo

5

glasses shadow photo

Go take your own photos!

Challenge your photography skills and think creatively. Take a photo of the shadow of an object, like these.

You can also try taking a picture of the same object outside in the morning, afternoon, and evening. Notice how the light affects each image.

Written By

Sarah Kocher, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionSarah KocherExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development Call Sarah Email Sarah N.C. Cooperative Extension, Caldwell County Center
Posted on Apr 1, 2020
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