For the topic of shadows, I started to research on Pinterest and find images I found interesting in terms of the way it was photographed and in terms of the subject matter. This steered me towards portraiture work that incorporated very prominent shadows in the images. Here is a Pinterest board I created on shadows.
Inspired by these images I did a photo shoot, for this shoot I cut out a basic hatched line pattern and got an assistant to hold it whilst I moved the lighting to achieve great contrast between the light and the shadows.
I chose my final photos based on composition and contrast between the whites and blacks in the image. Here are the final edited photos: