40 Captivating Examples of Nature Silhouette Photography


A silhouette is defined as a view of an object or a scene consisting of the outline and a featureless interior, with the silhouetted object usually being black. Nature is always the biggest source of inspiration for Silhouette photographers because Nature Silhouette Photography produces very stunning results and would be considered as the best option when an artist wants to convey mystery, emotion and loneliness in his photographs.

Nature silhouette Photography

The key to taking a Nature silhouette picture would be to choose a

  • Strong subject with a defined and recognizable shape e-g tree, sun, animals, houses and windmills etc
  • Turn off your flash to have as little light on the front of your subject as possible
  • Get the light right by having more light shining from the backgroundthan the foreground
  • Frame your image so that the brightest light source is behind your subject

and make sure the silhouette shapes are distinct and uncluttered by making subjects recognizable and keeping multiple subjects separate. Below are some captivating and stunning examples of nature silhouette photography

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Villa Borghese

The Color of Gold

silhouette Tree


Sunset in the Palm Forest


Scotland Savanna

The Shade

The space between…

..a matter of time..


Purple Haze

lost in lost II

B+W Tree Clouds

about winter III

Good Morning


Gradation of Morning

Golden Sky

All-natural love



Wonderous Place

Garden Variety Lightning

Newton Stewart: road+sundown

Going Down

Storm + Crows + Dark Tree



Heaven and Hell


Seagulls in Flight

Color my sky

Silbury Hill: 4JoX

Silhouette of Eastanbul

Hampi Sunset

Reverse the Heavens

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