Breath-taking Silhouette Photography: 23 Incredible Photos


Getting silhouette photos right is a lot harder than it would seem. The contrast obviously needs to be pronounced but it is also pretty easy to take poor silhouette photos. These folks have just about nailed it. Thanks to DPZ digital photography blog for the idea for this collection. As always, see our useful list at the bottom for tutorials on taking silhouette photos.

Photo by VRamak

Alta Marea
Photo by Jody Art


Photo by ToniVC
IMG_9861 original
Photo by Garry
glowing darkness
Photo by Sahrizvi
Photo by Flowery Luza
Elements of the Soul
Photo by Pensiero
kid with a balloon
Photo by Phil H
Quiet Sunset (Altered)
Photo by Infinity rain
I love the Light & I dig the Sun
Photo by Untitled Blue
Balancing on the Invisible
Photo by Dru
Photo by Zenera

Photo by Simpologist

Photo by Siamesina
Our Magic Place

Photo by Thomas Hawk

Photo by Marcel Germain
One cow, one ferris wheel
Photo by Kevin Dooley
20050314 Okinawa-Churaumi Aquarium 037
Photo by Carol

Photo by D'Arcy Norman
walking with the saints
Photo by Mugley

Photo by EJP Photo
593 Tree - Silhouette
Photo by Voyageur Solitaire-mladjenovic_n

Photo by TozoPhoto

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Rob is the founder of Light Stalking. His love for photography started as a child with a Kodak Instamatic and pushed him into building this fantastic place all these years later, and you can get to know him better here.
Rob's Gear
Camera: Nikon D810
Lenses: Nikkor 14-24 f/2.8, Nikkor 50mm f/1.8

I love silhouettes because they can be so emotional. Just looking at each picture above evokes a feeling, a mood.And it captures the moment without the distracting detail.

spectacular silhouette pics..silhouette photography creates curiosity & interest to the viewers..its important to choose a strong subject as well as correct exposures while capturing silhouette photography..the Photo by D’Arcy Norman is incredible..

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