45 Stunning Silhouette Photos for Inspiration
What is a Silhouette?
A silhouette is the image of a person, an object or scene consisting of the outline and a featureless interior, with the silhouetted object usually being black. The resulting pictures are usually pretty amazing and you don’t have to be an expert photographer to take silhouette Photographs. You just have to be able to understand the concept of lighting and how it affects your photographs. Most of the breathtaking photographs you see here are taken at sunsets. When natural light is used to take silhouette photographs, it is called contre-jour.
Usually the best silhouette photographs can be taken when there is a lighting ratio of 16:1. When taking the photo, exposure is set for the background, the aperture is usually set at 9-11 and shutter speed is set at around 120-200.
What we have listed here are some of the best silhouette photographs. There is something to learn in each one of them. If you observe what others have done to take these stunning photographs, it won’t be long before your photographs get showcased in a gallery just like this.
Silhouette Shooter Seattle By Thomas Hawk
Silhouette of two Giraffes by mk lynx
Silhouette by Bogantropuz
Sunset Silhouette By John Leme Los Angeles
There you go, the very best photographs of silhouette of people and other objects. You can add your own favorites below in the comments.