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26/03/2010


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SUNLIGHT AND SHADOWS

It's been a sunshiny and shadowy kind of morning in my garden.

I can only think of one benefit of inheriting 1970's style concrete slabs, and that is the great shadows that cast upon them in sunlight.

Achillea seadhead above.



After upturning and brushing out the wooden planters in readiness for the new season ahead, this poor Housespider's life has now literally been turned upside-down.

I do hope it doesn't try to seek refuge indoors!



A white feather blows gently along in the breeze, but manages to sit still just for a second, long enough for me to take a snap.



A shadow of Ornamental Sedge in high contrast.

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7 comments:

Cathy said...

Hello Louise
I bet you are all happy to have enough sunshine to make shadows
At first glance when I started to scroll down I thought the first photo was of a hedgehog lol
Take care
Cathy

Glo said...

Very effective and artistic shots, Louise. I'm not partial to spiders, but they do have their place in the world, especially in the shadows! Let's hope the sun keeps shining! I love how the feather plumed the rock :)

Lori at Jarvis House said...

Lovely shadows. My friend Elizabeth at The World Examining Works blog enjoys posting shadows too.http://worldexamingingworks.typepad.com/ewix/ Look her up. Cheers for Spring, and I love seeing spiders outside or in the house. They are good to have around.

nikkipolani said...

Love the shadows cast by these objects, but I must say that concrete slab looks like it could really scratch up knees!

Crafty Green Poet said...

lovely series of photos, but gosh that's a big spider...

Elaine said...

Your pictures are always so beautiful. I love shadows.

Marina said...

I love the seed-head shadow!!! and the poor spider :-)