For the first part of the assignment, students were asked to shoot 50-75 shots. For every one of these shots, they were to find a scene where shadows make interesting patterns or shapes.
I suggested that they would have the best luck with this assignment if they shoot when the sun is out and the light bright, but not directly overhead (not to shoot between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m).
After they finished Part 1 of this assignment, they were required to shoot another 50-75 shots. This time, they were to look at light and shadow as a tool to emphasize the elements of your picture and evoke a mood, rather than using them as a distinct design element.
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This includes 2 selections from each of several students: