Shadow light

One of my favorite things about big cities has nothing to do with the hustle and bustle or even the stature and grandeur. It’s about time of day and place. Around midday, despite the presence of a high sun, you can find all sorts of whacky shadows created by the relationship of buildings to one another. Some block the sun, some reflect it and some do both simultaneously. In this case, the building in front of me casts a shadow that partly covers the street. The building to my left and behind me is a mirror wall reflecting sunlight back down at the street and the shadow-making building. The result is a jungle-like application of light and dark spots acting like an urban camouflage. Everything in these pools of high contrasts becomes difficult to see.
Shadow light
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