There are many ways to photograph people. One of the more unique and creative ways is photographing your subject as a silhouette. A digital photography silhouette can work so well to emphasis a certain subject’s form very well. It can take your main focus from an uninteresting scene to one of pure interest and fascination. And this works extremely well in digital photography.
Today, in this photography round-up, we take a look at 20 inspiring examples of silhouette photography, including some pictures tell stories, some are incredibly beautiful, some are funny and some are very sad.
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Stranger by Mikko Lagerstedt
Masterplan by Christopher Scott
Morning Silhouette by storytaylor
On the roof by MadalinMarienut
The Old Man and the Sea by Florian Wardell
Spectacular Silhouette by Lavinia Hutanu
Seashore, sunset and the fisherman by Bruno Jesus
Silhouettes by Jef Van den Houte
Silhouettes by François Benedetti
Platform Silhouettes by Fraser
Reflective thought by Jerry Berry
Observation by Philippe Gillotte
Nobody Home by barbara
Evening Conversation by Sayoga Wicaksana
The rain which does not fall by Sayoga Wicaksana
Cobblestone street by barbara
Paris I: La Pluie by sensorfleck
Urban Silhouette by Dan C. H.
Descending by Regy Kurniawan
Carillon by Stefano Corso