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Shadows01. Shadows of children playing soccer are seen on a wall at street in Benguela January 17, 2010. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh 

Some cool pix of shadows.

Shadows02. Sudanese dancers perform during the arrival ceremony of United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in south Sudan’s capital Juba September 4, 2007. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra 

Shadows03. The shadows of visitors are cast on the ground at a promotional event for Valentine’s Day at Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse in Yokohama, south of Tokyo February 14, 2008. About 1,000 candles were used in this event. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon 

Shadows04. People play hacky sack on Manezhnaya Square near the Kremlin on a sunny afternoon in Moscow March 26, 2008. Picture rotated 180 degrees. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov 

Shadows05. The silhouettes of Palestinian boys are seen as they arrive for a summer camp organised by the Hamas movement in Gaza City June 17, 2010. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem 

Shadows06. Shadows are seen on a wall near the Zhongnanhai compound in Beijing, December 29, 2008. REUTERS/Jason Lee 

Shadows07. The shadows of children walking hand in hand are seen on a tent at a temporary refuge camp for earthquake survivors, early morning in Fraijanes January 14, 2009. The final death toll in Costa Rica from a 6.1 magnitude earthquake last week will likely rise to around 40 after an emergency official on Monday scaled back the number of people missing. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate 

Shadows08. The shadow of a balloon is cast on the snow covered ground near a chalet at the International Hot Air Balloon Week in Chateau-d’Oex January 25, 2009. Over 80 balloons from 20 countries are participating in the ballooning event in the Swiss mountain resort famous for ideal flight conditions due to an exceptional microclimate. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse 

Shadows09. A man tending his wheat field in Jurm, in Afghanistan’s Badakhshan province, stands near the shadow of a helicopter carrying officials of presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah July 11, 2009. Picture taken July 11, 2009. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne 

Shadows10. The shadow of a worker falls on a wall at Hungarian steel mill DAM in the northeastern city of Miskolc June 25, 2009. Heavy industries across eastern Europe, once the beacons of communist planned economies, survived the collapse of communism 20 years ago but may not live to see the end of the current economic crisis. Picture taken June 25, 2009. To match feature EUROPE-RUSTBELT REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh 

Shadows11. People cast shadows as they walk at sunset in central Kiev August 20, 2009. REUTERS/ Konstantin Chernichkin 

Shadows12. Aspiring models stand in a queue on the ramp during the female model auditions for the upcoming India Fashion Week 2010 in New Delhi February 2, 2010. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi 

Shadows13. Athletes compete in the men’s 3000m steeplechase event during the athletics competition in the National Stadium at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, August 16, 2008. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon 

Shadows14. Shadows of Palestinian women are seen at Qalandiya checkpoint outside the West Bank city of Ramallah August 28, 2009, as they try to reach the al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem on the first Friday of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Muslims around the world abstain from eating, drinking and sexual relations from sunrise to sunset during Ramadan, the holiest month in the Islamic calendar. REUTERS/Fadi Arouri 

Shadows15. Members of a honour guard prepare themselves for an official welcoming ceremony for Bolivia’s President Evo Morales in Tehran September 1, 2008. Picture was rotated 180 degrees. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl 

Shadows16. Two men cast their shadows on the street as they carry a shopping bag, in Berlin October 13, 2008. REUTERS/Johannes Eisele 

Shadows17. US Democratic presidential nominee Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) campaign plane casts a shadow on a parking lot as it approaches LaGuardia Airport in New York, October 15, 2008. REUTERS/Jim Young 

Shadows18. Shadows of Turkish soldiers are seen on a wall as they wait for the start of a ceremony at the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk during the 70th anniversary of his death in Ankara November 10, 2008. A new film that portrays Turkey’s revered founder Ataturk as a lonely, hard-drinking man beset by doubts has whipped up emotions in a country still grappling with his legacy 70 years after his death. Ataturk, a former soldier, founded modern Turkey as a secularist republic from the ashes of the Ottoman Empire. REUTERS/Umit Bektas 

Shadows19. People walk through Canary Wharf, London’s financial district November 11, 2008. REUTERS/Kieran Doherty 

Shadows20. Argentine construction worker Adrian Garrido rebuilds a model of the biggest herbivore ‘Argentinosaurus’ of the world (38 meter long) while casting their shadows at the exhibition hall in Rosenheim, southern Germany, April 6, 2009. Argentinosaurus is a loan by Argentine museum Carmen Funes. The exhibition opens on April 29 running until October 25, 2009 and will present 24 dinosaur skeletons including a world premiere of the Panphagia protos dinosaur and the ‘Austroraptor’ dinosaur. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle 

Shadows21. Oscar Hernandez of Spain returns the ball to Julien Benneteau of France during the Monte Carlo Masters tennis tournament in Monaco April 13, 2009. Picture has been rotated 180 degrees. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard 

Shadows22. Shadows are cast on the wall of a stadium as people watch a traditional wrestling tournament in Senegal’s capital Dakar, May 10, 2009. REUTERS/Finbarr O’Reilly 

Shadows23. The London Eye casts a shadow on Jubilee Gardens in London May 15, 2009. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth 

Shadows24. The shadows of Spain’s team making a block against Bulgaria’s team are pictured during their European Women Volleyball Championships in the city of Lodz September 30, 2009. REUTERS/Peter Andrews 


Shadows26. Journalists are silhouetted as they wait outside the courtroom before the trial against Prince Ernst-August von Hannover at the district court in the northern German city of Hildesheim near Hanover November 26, 2009. Prince Ernst-August, who is accused of beating a disco club manager in Kenya in the year 2000, didn’t appear for the trial on Thursday REUTERS/Christian Charisius 

Shadows27. The shadow of Air Force One is cast on the clouds as a ‘glory’, or optical illusion, surrounds it over Cleveland, Ohio October 31, 2010. Photo was taken through an aircraft window. REUTERS/Larry Downing 

Shadows28. Shadows are cast on a mud compound wall by Afghan National Army soldiers playing volleyball at their base in Talibjan in southern Afghanistan’s Helmand province, November 8, 2010. REUTERS/Finbarr O’Reilly 

Shadows29. The Boston Bruins take to the ice for their NHL hockey game against the Anaheim Ducks in Boston, Massachusetts December 20, 2010. REUTERS/Brian Snyder 

Shadows30. Shadows are cast on a wall in central London January 28, 2011. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth