The fundamental ‘rule’ for a successful silhouette is to shoot the subject against a much brighter background, most typically the sky. Mark Hamblin is sharing his knowledge and experience with us
There is something very uncomplicated about photographing silhouettes and I have always been a big fan of them, actively going out of my way to create such pictures. It’s probably because I like simplicity in my images. A silhouette is a subject stripped right down to its basic shape – everything else has been eliminated – and it’s this graphic simplicity that I find appealing. Silhouettes are also a very…
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