50 Beautiful Examples of Silhouette Photography and Tutorials

Photography as an art, involves different methods in capturing its subjects, and of the most imaginative and dramatic technique is silhouette photography. It is used by artists to convey an emotion or mood based on the way it appears. Since only the outline of the subject is visible, silhouettes do not tell exactly how the intricate details of the photo would appear if shoot under normal conditions. Being so, it allows the imagination of the audience to supply the unseen details depending on how they perceive the image.

Here, we are sharing with you some beautiful and creative examples of silhouette photography that you can used as inspiration. Also, so that you will know the things to be considered in capturing silhouettes, we are also including some helpful tutorials prepared by professional photographers at the end of this showcase. If you find this article useful, please help us spread it by clicking our social media buttons. We will also be happy to hear your comments and additions at the end of this article. Enjoy!

Jump for Photography

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Photo used under Creative Commons from Darko Pevec

Bound to Ignite

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Photo used under Creative Commons from Thomas Hawk

Silhouette Photography

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Photo used under Creative Commons from diogo86

Silhouettes

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Photo used under Creative Commons from annemossitty

Silhouette Photography

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Photo used under Creative Commons from simpologist

Sunday sunset on Rabat beach

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Photo used under Creative Commons from Alexbip

Silhouettes

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Photo used under Creative Commons from Tezza #

assateague pony in the sun 2

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Photo used under Creative Commons from royal19

Together at Last

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Photo used under Creative Commons from Dirk Dallas

Golden horizon

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Photo used under Creative Commons from Kenzoka

Itchy Feet

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Photo used Creative Commons from 85mm.ch

747 silhouette

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Photo used Creative Commons from angeloangelo

Silhouetted Kaz

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Photo used under Creative Commons from Kol Tregaskes

Silhouette Photography

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Photo used under Creative Commons from Omii Todarmal

Sunset from Battery Park, New York City

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Photo used under Creative Commons from Alex E. Proimos

Silhouette Photography

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Photo used under Creative Commons from Kristina.Brown

Sunset Silhouette

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Photo used under Creative Commons from Sergiu Bacioiu

Statue of Liberty – III

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Photo used under Creative Commons from MrOmega

Hungarian Parliament Building Silhouette

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Photo used under Creative Commons from Sergiu Bacioiu

silhouettes and sunsets

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Photo used under Creative Commons from Janine

Coots (Fulica americana) Silhouette

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Photo used under Creative Commons from Bugbait of Seney

F/A-18C Hornet Silhouette

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Photo used under Creative Commons from mmilin32

Silhouette Photography

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Photo used under Creative Commons from ~David

A Royal Marine Taking Part in Exercise Green Osprey

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Photo used under Creative Commons from Defence Images

Silhouette Photography

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Photo used under Creative Commons from ThenAndAgain

Cable Beach Camels

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Photo used under Creative Commons from David Sh.

Alone in the sunset

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Photo used under Creative Commons from Shutter wide shut

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Photo used under Creative Commons from TheZionView

Hold On

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Photo used under Creative Commons from sunface13

Party of Four

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Photo used under Creative Commons from CowGummy

Silhouette Seat

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Photo used under Creative Commons from Fulla T

Silhouette Photography

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Photo used under Creative Commons from papadont

Silhouette Photography

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Photo used under Creative Commons from Vee-vee

Silhouette

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Photo used under Creative Commons from Jaako

Silhouette of children on a slide

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Photo used under Creative Commons from Pondspider

Silhouette at sunset

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Photo used under Creative Commons from John_DL

Sunset Silhouette

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Photo used under Creative Commons from Juan Haro Rodríguez

Sunrise Silhouette (Magpie)

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Photo used under Creative Commons from Cj Roberts

Dream, catch me.

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Photo used under Creative Commons from {Lina}

Chrysler cloud silhouette

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Photo used under Creative Commons from icopythat

zekreet silhouette III

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Photo used under Creative Commons from erickespinosa

Aussie Silhouette

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Photo used under Creative Commons from Chris_Samuel

Golden silhouette

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Photo used under Creative Commons from kevin dooley

Silhouette of Palm Trees

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Photo used under Creative Commons from Yinghai

Silhouette of the past

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Photo used under Creative Commons from Let Ideas Compete

Silhouettes

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Photo used under Creative Commons from Fulla T

Sunset Silhouette

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Photo used under Creative Commons from чãvìnkωhỉtз

Patterns at sunrise

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Photo used under Creative Commons from Steve-h

Underwater Silhouette Photography

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Photo used under Creative Commons from _Bunn_

Chinook Silhouette

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Photo used under Creative Commons from ClawzCTR

Useful Silhouette Photography Tutorials

 

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