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.
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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