Silhouettes: Weekly Photography Challenge [With 18 Examples]

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This week your photographic challenge is to shoot and share a Silhouette image.

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Silhouettes are images that often have a lot of drama and visual punch – yet they are not that hard to take. Here’s how to photograph stunning silhouettes.

Looking for more inspiration: Check out these 12 great examples of silhouettes.

Ninja Portrait, Take 2

Keep in mind that silhouettes can be much more than just a person standing in front of a pretty sunset.

There need not be people in them at all.

A Black Sun

Ladybird Silhouette

Silhouettes can be Subtle.

alphaville

Silhouettes can be shot indoors.

Untitled

Let's Pack Our Bags And Fly Away

Silhouettes can be created with artificial light.

Bassist in the Light

Hot shoes.

Silhouettes can be colorful.

Silhouette Shooter

Underwater World

Silhouettes can be in Black and White.

Revelation

Silhouettes can be of structures.

Hungarian Parliament Building Silhouette ~ Explored ~

Colombian Training Ship ARC "Gloria"

Silhouettes can be Candid.

seven thirty bourke street

Silhouettes can be Posed.

To Endure or To Abandon ... ?

Silhouettes can tell Stories

Day 100/365 "Marry Me?"

Silhouettes can convey a sense of place.

Sunday sunset on Rabat beach

Let your imagination and creativity run wild!

Once you’ve taken your ‘Silhouette’ image and have upload it to your favourite photo sharing site either share a link to it or – embed it in the comments using the our new tool to do so.

If you tag your photos on Flickr, Instagram, Twitter or other sites with Tagging tag them as #DPSSILHOUETTE to help others find them. Linking back to this page might also help others know what you’re doing so that they can share in the fun.

Also – don’t forget to check out some of the images posted in our last challenge – Delicate challenge where there were some great images submitted.

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Darren Rowse

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  • Kathy April 5, 2013 08:43 am

    Docked

  • Kathy April 5, 2013 08:41 am

    Nothing like an evening fire

  • Kathy April 5, 2013 07:45 am

    Golden Evening

  • Kathy Standley April 5, 2013 06:35 am

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/12075317@N04/8619206811/

  • Chris Sutton April 3, 2013 12:38 pm

    ..and another one from the other week:

    [eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/xpinger/8614382137/' title='DPS Weekly Challenge - Silhouette' url='http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8525/8614382137_2003a17f5d.jpg']

  • Chris Sutton April 3, 2013 11:55 am

    Here are my offerings: Couldn't actually see the sun direct to get true 'contre jours' but hey ho:

    [eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/xpinger/8614292675/' title='Weekly assignment - Silhouettes' url='http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8393/8614292675_3a3d86762e.jpg']

    [eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/xpinger/8614292525/' title='Weekly assignment - Silhouettes' url='http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8384/8614292525_89293b923c.jpg']

    [eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/xpinger/8614292379/' title='Weekly assignment - Silhouettes' url='http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8403/8614292379_090bc1dce5_c.jpg']

    [eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/xpinger/8615400424/' title='Weekly assignment - Silhouettes' url='http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8250/8615400424_77fbbff86e_c.jpg']

  • Durant Tullock April 2, 2013 12:27 pm

    Fly Fishing at dusk on the Hiwassee River.

  • David April 2, 2013 12:05 am

    [eimg url='http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8236/8545078815_da2ff6cea0.jpg' title='8545078815_da2ff6cea0.jpg']

    Larger: http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8236/8545078815_da2ff6cea0_b.jpg

  • Dário April 1, 2013 09:30 pm

    [eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/fromsomeoneinlove/8449095190/' title='Before the sun goes down' url='http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8043/8449095190_92eab67135.jpg']

  • Alan Dunne April 1, 2013 08:34 am

    [eimg url='http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8113/8607855920_35430e949c_m.jpg' title='8607855920_35430e949c_m.jpg']

  • Petra Astner April 1, 2013 03:27 am

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/petraastner/8605022383/in/photostream

    Activity at sunset, Koh Samet, Thailand

  • Louis Evans March 31, 2013 04:27 pm

    A couple silhouette attempts:
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/63287267@N00/8605530628/in/photostream
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/63287267@N00/8605500214/

  • Barbara March 31, 2013 12:13 pm

    My silhouette is from my horses.
    Nikon D3200
    F-stop F/11
    Exposure time 1/500 sec
    ISO speed ISO-110
    Focal Length 55mm
    Max Aperture 5
    No flash

    [eimg url='https://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-snc7/295550_10200574369542025_1411942026_n.jpg' title='295550_10200574369542025_1411942026_n.jpg']

  • Jason March 30, 2013 04:15 pm

    http://goo.gl/HQt0y

  • Liz March 30, 2013 10:03 am

    This is an Streptopelia risoria a dove native of my island Puerto Rico, I took the picture while the dove was sheltering from rain on the tree in my front yard.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/araiikix/8601800188/in/photostream/lightbox/

    Here to see it in detail:
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/araiikix/8600772585/in/photostream/lightbox/

  • Mohammed Abdin March 30, 2013 06:14 am

    http://500px.com/photo/28458173

  • Stephen Pelletier March 30, 2013 12:51 am

    San Francisco Giants great, Juan Marischal.
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/27481485@N00/8599501165/

  • Pei Ji March 29, 2013 08:02 pm

    Highway in the evening

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/midnite_whispers/8599050795/in/photostream

  • Ken Hobbs March 29, 2013 07:15 pm

    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-E4NqtQrN-pc/T583UAjcHOI/AAAAAAAAAwE/-ksTYbfnRis/s1600/IMG_0939%5B1%5D.JPG

  • Tom March 29, 2013 05:55 pm

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/stayingfat/4983856612/

  • enjbe March 29, 2013 04:07 pm

    This week's full moon

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/enjbe/8593964925/in/photostream

  • tgreene March 29, 2013 09:23 am

    This is woods on fire.
    http://i417.photobucket.com/albums/pp259/flowerfriend/Joshs%20photos/woodsonfire_zps178b2a49.jpg

    This one is inside a cave
    http://i417.photobucket.com/albums/pp259/flowerfriend/Joshs%20photos/JoshandDad_zpsa9b71c63.jpg

  • Walton Ciferri March 29, 2013 07:12 am

    This is of a Navy Chief and his son waiting for a Navy Warship returning from a 6 month deployment.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/ciferri/8598878686/in/photostream

  • Lisa DeClercq March 29, 2013 06:57 am

    This a photo that I shot in Venice, Italy at the Piazza San Marco during one of there street flooding days.
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/84897063@N08/8597709071/in/photostream

  • Joshua Neal March 29, 2013 06:56 am

    Great challenge this week! Some of my favourites are below!

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/joshnealphotography/6027350999/in/set-72157627398120616

    And

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/joshnealphotography/6027352889/in/set-72157627398120616/

  • Lisa DeClercq March 29, 2013 06:41 am

    [eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/84897063@N08/8597709071/' title='scan0001' url='http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8382/8597709071_8be4524452.jpg']

  • Perry Douglass March 29, 2013 05:26 am

    [eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/77010428@N05/8597548309/' title='1_perry_douglass_portrait' url='http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8523/8597548309_2ce7e7f080.jpg']

  • Perry Douglass March 29, 2013 05:25 am

    Sanibel Island, FL

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/77010428@N05/8597548309/in/photostream

  • Bobbee Broderick March 29, 2013 04:23 am

    Photographer for a 'Build Homes for Disabled Vets' in Tampa. Caught these guys up on the roof.

    http://www.bb-photography.org/photos/i-x2rW5gz/0/L/i-x2rW5gz-L.jpg

  • sharmaB March 29, 2013 04:15 am

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/sharmab/8597397393/in/photostream

  • Adithya Bhat March 28, 2013 05:18 pm

    Wow.. some awesome silhouettes there!

    Below are my 2 submissions

    http://adithyabhat.posterous.com/kite-fest

    and

    http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=430254440393242&set=a.428970130521673.107108.427547617330591&type=1&theater

  • Val March 28, 2013 02:39 pm

    While wandering around the Franconia Sculpture Park on a slushy, cloudy day (early spring in Minnesota!), we came across this gem.

    http://tofusurprise.blogspot.com/p/photography.html

  • Gerard Pais March 28, 2013 12:58 pm

    Playing in the sun...

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/residualimage/8596994464/in/photostream/

  • Denise March 28, 2013 12:42 am

    Here are some favorites of mine. I just took the one of the robin the other day while out for a walk and wishing for warmer weather!

    http://herrickdesign.com/blog/2013/03/27/silhouettes/

  • James Doyle March 27, 2013 12:37 pm

    Here are two more. This is fun.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/30hatphotography/8593158899/
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/30hatphotography/8594258972/

  • James Doyle March 27, 2013 09:57 am

    Here is one entry for this week. I have been experimenting with silhouettes for the first time with this challenge. Thanks for challenging me to get out of my comfort zone!

    http://www.flickr.com/x/t/0092009/photos/30hatphotography/8592853885/

  • Gerard Pais March 27, 2013 08:55 am

    Night out!! :)
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/residualimage/8592915598/in/photostream

  • Paolo Palumbo March 26, 2013 04:21 pm

    Here is my shot, taken in Imerovigli, Santorini, Greece:

    http://500px.com/photo/19052721

  • Eder de Jesus March 26, 2013 10:50 am

    i love this one [eimg url='http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8299/7819245056_8a7abe16a8.jpg' title='7819245056_8a7abe16a8.jpg']

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/ederfortunato/7819245056/in/photostream/

  • Greg Robison March 26, 2013 06:42 am

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/firmison/8588400076/in/photostream

  • DyaDyo Sadim March 26, 2013 06:33 am

    Rumored Last Sunset
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/dyads_pix/8590524852/in/photostream/

  • Xiaoning March 26, 2013 06:04 am

    This is me jumping.
    [eimg url='http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2653/4008790342_0ac8b834ae_b_d.jpg' title='4008790342_0ac8b834ae_b_d.jpg']

  • Ashwinikumar March 26, 2013 03:57 am

    An Evening at a beach

    http://500px.com/photo/21082481

  • Ashwinikumar March 26, 2013 03:56 am

    An Evening at a beach

  • COLIN BOND March 26, 2013 01:01 am

    Stone Works.

    http://flic.kr/p/e5WuVH

  • Viliana March 25, 2013 09:07 pm

    Hi, everyone! Here is my shoot :)
    https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-c8o2aJccBuE/UVAdPA65C8I/AAAAAAAAAZg/HMI5Q1nuBfY/s522/IMG_3449-3.jpg

  • Alessio Rota March 25, 2013 07:33 pm

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/alessiorota/8453253653/in/photostream

  • Chaithanya March 25, 2013 03:47 pm

    Loved all the pictures

    Here is link to my shots!!
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/56471457@N00/tags/dpssilhouette/

  • cash March 25, 2013 03:39 pm

    A flash of creativity...
    [eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/haidery/8223191848/' title='Flash of creativity' url='http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8349/8223191848_9b8eed69a2.jpg']

    Witness to sunsets across the Eons...

    [eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/haidery/571853463/' title='Witnessing the sunset' url='http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1266/571853463_76191def82.jpg']

  • Daniel Lee March 25, 2013 01:55 pm

  • Sathish Sakthivelan March 25, 2013 01:16 pm

    Hi Guys,
    Here are my submissions for consideration.

    500px:
    http://500px.com/photo/29151415
    http://500px.com/photo/29152849
    http://500px.com/photo/29152919
    http://500px.com/photo/29152947

    Flickr:
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/sathish-photography/sets/72157633080646267

  • Ron Rothbart March 25, 2013 01:09 pm

    Here's a "subtle" one:
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/frame_maker/8575690820

  • Vladimir Bott March 25, 2013 11:32 am

    Nice pics, everyone (I mean it - looked through all above me)

    Here ya go, folks - my one.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/vladimirbott/8586978449/in/photostream

  • Jenna March 25, 2013 10:55 am

    [eimg url='http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8381/8464261664_05647e461e_z.jpg' title='8464261664_05647e461e_z.jpg']

    One of my favorite silhouettes - taken in February so not sure if it qualifies for the contest? I couldn't find the rules on this post, so sorry if I committed a faux pas.

  • Jørn Konradsen March 25, 2013 10:42 am

    Some silhouette photos I have taken recently.

    http://jkonradsen.wordpress.com/2013/03/10/silhuetter/

    JKonradsen

  • Paul Ellis March 25, 2013 08:27 am

    Taken on a recent day out climbing, this was before I got my camera so it was taken on my phone, hence the poor quality, still worth an entry...

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/paulellis90/8586423381/sizes/l/in/photostream/

  • Goran Zoricic March 25, 2013 05:39 am

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/77919692@N05/8585878555/in/photostream
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/77919692@N05/8586979924/in/photostream

  • Goran Zoricic March 25, 2013 05:36 am

    [eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/77919692@N05/8586979924/' title='Sunset at Karin' url='http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8089/8586979924_aec14dc688_c.jpg']
    [eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/77919692@N05/8585878555/' title='BW Silouettes' url='http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8225/8585878555_724d8e5dc8_c.jpg']

  • blueb3ll March 25, 2013 04:51 am

    On the Kerala backwaters, India

    http://500px.com/photo/27044581?from=set/672965&from_page=1

  • tracey reinke March 25, 2013 03:33 am

    Did a lot of experimenting with this theme and still trying to improve!

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/94133634@N04/8586576986/

  • aman kadwasra March 25, 2013 03:32 am

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/amankadwasra/8585455555/in/photostream
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/amankadwasra/8586556574/in/photostream/
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/amankadwasra/8586558126/in/photostream/
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/amankadwasra/8585459373/in/photostream/
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/amankadwasra/8586561034/in/photostream/

    had been to furnace....chck it out..:)

  • carlo March 25, 2013 02:57 am

    I love (looks at spelling) silhouettes! Here are a few favorites.

    This is the latest one I took in a pier in Bohol, Philippines.
    http://sobershots.tumblr.com/post/46124624783/silhouettes-by-the-pier

    In the Hong Kong airport, everyone was running and rushing.
    http://sobershots.tumblr.com/post/39896377058/airports-arent-always-easy-as-well-too-much

    I live in a tropical country. It shows in the photos.
    http://sobershots.tumblr.com/post/36125296634/a-few-weeks-ago-i-spent-a-good-deal-of-time-in

    Kids doing what they do best.
    http://sobershots.tumblr.com/post/5001964476/the-setting-sun-while-playing-by-the-beach-can

    This is my favorite of the bunch. The guy was going straight towards me and I just snapped the photo. Lucky.
    http://sobershots.tumblr.com/post/2820886583/my-favorite-from-the-photowalk-itinerary

  • Paulo Madureira March 25, 2013 02:05 am

    Here's my selection:

    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-wsr6D04vu-I/UBRqP3NC5XI/AAAAAAAAAZ8/4chJq1u7_DY/s1600/IMG_8602.jpg
    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-Y8R4ZLOYTTk/UEyni9nOqhI/AAAAAAAAAgU/nohWsGv-_8Q/s1600/IMG_8609.jpg
    http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-qIsiQAPa1tM/UEyoJtPQl6I/AAAAAAAAAgk/5QpP_MmOzKY/s1600/IMG_8627.jpg
    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-UYZUjtK-9XU/UGUYllXSsoI/AAAAAAAAAhk/uJYs-OcWiXs/s1600/IMG_8717.jpg
    http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-kQJ2ggnid7o/UM5G3ePIerI/AAAAAAAAAqw/Op9t5QOfP4E/s1600/IMG_0354.jpg
    http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-7Rr-A3lrdUM/T8E8iHbiThI/AAAAAAAAALM/Xr5Jaue-HoA/s1600/IMG_0843.jpg
    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-RJ2iHDCZ1Dg/T6TcHpi2AdI/AAAAAAAAAFs/JOLN3QlEstU/s1600/IMG_9587.jpg

    Good work everyone!

  • Jackson Rahn March 25, 2013 01:42 am

    Fun times

  • raghavendra March 24, 2013 06:06 pm

    wow, i loved all the images in this category :)
    can't wait to see more of them!

    http://raghavendra-mobilephotography.blogspot.com/

  • Jackson Rahn March 24, 2013 05:25 pm

    [eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/21105383@N04/8583379552/' title='481813_4578529674041_1696719011_n' url='http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8102/8583379552_bb61a6f55d_z.jpg']

  • Steve March 24, 2013 01:56 pm

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/ssnidey/8454840354/in/photostream

  • Teri March 24, 2013 01:36 pm

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/chaucolai/8583001675/

  • Miguel Galves March 24, 2013 01:22 pm

    Two of my favorite silhouete pictures:

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/mgalves/3835843038

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/mgalves/2172563192

  • John March 24, 2013 11:39 am

    A treeline at sunset [eimg url='http://joor.aminus3.com/image/2013-03-04.html' title='2013-03-04.html']

  • sawilhelm March 24, 2013 11:18 am

    Here's one I did for an Instagram project. Classin' it up!

    http://s1250.photobucket.com/user/sawilhelm84/media/20130321210216_0_zpsb4e154bd.jpg.html

  • Larry March 24, 2013 10:58 am

    My Efforts:

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/oki-tribe/8584266272/?v=1

  • PBradshaw March 24, 2013 08:35 am

    http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8529/8583029565_797971e544.jpg

  • Hanoo March 24, 2013 06:50 am

    The explorers http://www.flickr.com/photos/hanooali/8581326414/in/photostream

  • Paul Barson March 24, 2013 04:54 am

    Flying Home, taken with a T3i, EFS 18-135mm....
    http://500px.com/photo/28971947
    Flying Home by Paul Barson

  • Steve March 24, 2013 04:47 am

    Tells a story
    http://wildlifeencounters.photoshelter.com/gallery-image/Drakensbergs/G0000.XwoItDTaWY/I0000gn15z7lS_Qg/C0000D2MMb2JEuew

  • Ankur March 24, 2013 03:41 am

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/ankur_dreams/8039313390/in/set-72157631550354892/

  • Jackson Rahn March 24, 2013 03:29 am

    Closing of a beautiful day in Central California

  • Chad Cunningham March 24, 2013 03:18 am

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/chad_cunningham/8582214381/in/photostream/

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/chad_cunningham/8583316480/in/photostream/

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/chad_cunningham/8583320796/in/photostream/

  • Johnny Leung March 24, 2013 02:53 am

    [url=http://www.flickr.com/photos/johnnyleung/8569342510/][eimg url='http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8111/8569342510_2b2b6c4c28_z.jpg' title='8569342510_2b2b6c4c28_z.jpg'][/url]
    [url=http://www.flickr.com/photos/johnnyleung/8569342510/]Pregnancy[/url] by [url=http://www.flickr.com/people/johnnyleung/]Johnny Leung ^^[/url], on Flickr

  • James McCormac March 24, 2013 02:25 am

    Quick shot I got by accident setting up to watch for Comet PANSTARRS

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmccormac001/8564847654/lightbox/

  • Thomas Schmidt March 24, 2013 01:03 am

    Here are more of my silhouette photos:

    http://thoschmiphotos.blogspot.de/search/label/silhouette

  • Thomas Schmidt March 24, 2013 12:55 am

    My favorite scene: Silhouette of a surfer boy at sunset

    http://thoschmiphotos.blogspot.de/2013/03/surfer-silhouette.html

  • Hugh March 24, 2013 12:30 am

    http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8387/8579976024_b638ebe31e_b.jpg

  • Fábio Petry March 23, 2013 11:54 pm

    My 2 cents
    http://flic.kr/p/e5riz5

  • Rob March 23, 2013 11:24 pm

    A couple of years ago in Germany.
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/31552168@N05/8581686049/

  • Jamie LeBlanc March 23, 2013 10:02 pm

    A silhouette of me admiring St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada

    http://500px.com/photo/8523908

  • Zain Abdullah March 23, 2013 08:14 pm

    Here are my entries:

    http://zain.zenfolio.com/dawntodusk/e2a89a753
    http://zain.zenfolio.com/dawntodusk/e2cfa4df3
    http://zain.zenfolio.com/dawntodusk/e1435cd82

  • aman kadwasra March 23, 2013 07:41 pm

    may b its gud...u judge?
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/amankadwasra/8581320181/in/photostream/

  • Srikant March 23, 2013 07:09 pm

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/srikant_kuanar/8395628840/in/photostream
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/srikant_kuanar/8038783196/in/photostream
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/srikant_kuanar/7295896624/in/photostream

  • Milan Ryšavý March 23, 2013 05:32 pm

    https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/306437_2578145580120_351077787_n.jpg

  • Team B&K March 23, 2013 05:17 pm

    http://500px.com/photo/26152335

  • joshi daniel March 23, 2013 05:06 pm

    mine: http://joshidaniel.com/2012/10/28/211/

  • bryceblick March 23, 2013 03:19 pm

    mediocre silhouette but its as close as i have right now.
    http://500px.com/photo/26295121

  • Natasha March 23, 2013 01:23 pm

    I love silhouettes. This is one I took on a walk yesterday:

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/natashachin/8581859082/in/photostream

  • marcos loyola March 23, 2013 01:19 pm

    From the last weekend

    in B/W

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/mloyolarivera/8581886678/in/photostream

  • Team B&K March 23, 2013 12:29 pm

    Her's mine.
    http://500px.com/photo/26152335

  • Gary Mc Nutt March 23, 2013 12:21 pm

    This is one ive had from the Noel Gallagher concert
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/garymcnutt/7275977264/in/set-72157630036928412

  • John March 23, 2013 12:20 pm

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/29432399@N06/8539842919/

  • Caillum Smith March 23, 2013 11:59 am

    A brilliant thing about shooting silhouettes in color is the deep, saturated colors that come along with them.
    http://www.preservedlight.com/#!vstc4=people-portraits/slideshow1=19

  • Miguel March 23, 2013 11:57 am

    Here's my take on the challenge:

    http://wp.me/p16vHM-pz

  • WillyC March 23, 2013 11:44 am

    My efforts:
    http://flic.kr/p/e5kBhs
    http://flic.kr/p/e15u81
    http://flic.kr/p/dXRpX4

    Great topics, and great pics all around!

  • Yusen March 23, 2013 11:31 am

    http://500px.com/photo/28049893

  • inkid March 23, 2013 11:11 am

    1 of my fav silhouette shot:-
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/inkid/5534174698/

  • Sree March 23, 2013 11:02 am

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/sreekrishnan/7377631644/in/photostream

  • Tom O'Connor March 23, 2013 10:21 am

    http://taustinoconnor.zenfolio.com/p267114756/e51355da0

  • Al March 23, 2013 10:19 am

    Silhouette at beach

    http://www.zenyphotography.com/p766970158/h3eb21520#h3eb21520

  • Cherrie Zell March 23, 2013 10:12 am

    http://cherriezell.wordpress.com/2013/03/23/dps-weekly-challenge-silhouette/

    Some might argue that it's not a pure silhouette, but I think there are enough elements to justify inclusion.

  • Rosario Velázquez March 23, 2013 10:11 am

    [eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/54516899@N00/8580446837/' title='#DPSSILHOUETTE' url='http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8390/8580446837_1807751bac.jpg']

  • Rosario Velázquez March 23, 2013 10:09 am

  • Seb March 23, 2013 09:42 am

    A wildlife picture :

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/49749846@N07/8196483807/

  • Steve March 23, 2013 09:22 am

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/ssnidey/8453749015/in/photostream

  • John March 23, 2013 08:56 am

    Haven't been out to photograph a silhouette in a long time - maybe I'll try this weekend if we get some sun (crosses fingers).

    Here's an old one I took last year that I really liked though - http://www.phogropathy.com/sunset-silhouette/

  • sawilhelm March 23, 2013 08:52 am

    Here's one I just did for an instagram submission.

    [eimg url='http://i1250.photobucket.com/albums/hh524/sawilhelm84/20130321210216_0_zpsb4e154bd.jpg' title='20130321210216_0_zpsb4e154bd.jpg']

  • Danny Dutch March 23, 2013 08:23 am

    You could also do a reverse silhouette: http://www.dannydutch.net/graduation/

    [eimg url='http://www.dannydutch.net/img/thumb/home/graduation.jpg' title='graduation.jpg']

  • Hanoo March 23, 2013 08:15 am

    [eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/hanooali/8581326414/' title='The Explorers' url='http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8390/8581326414_e83f5e17f5.jpg'] my photo for the challenge. You can also visit me on www.facebook.com/hanooali.artifex

  • Barry Scully March 23, 2013 08:00 am

    Definitely some great shots there, here are a few of my favourites.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/stochasticmotions/6134132005/in/set-72157631629858692
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/stochasticmotions/7929065658/in/photostream
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/stochasticmotions/8566424763/in/photostream
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/stochasticmotions/8108991774/in/photostream

  • Jeff E Jensen March 23, 2013 07:55 am

    Awesome challenge! I love the mood that is created with a good silhouette. A pretty picture of a sunset/sunrise can become a fantastic image with a strong silhouette.

    These are some of my favorite silhouettes. I happened upon a photo shoot one evening and couldn't resist a few shots:

    http://jeffejensen.blogspot.com/2011/09/yoga.html

  • Scottc March 23, 2013 07:50 am

    Wow, some incredible photos for examples. I don't think mine matches up to the standard.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/lendog64/4391098515/

  • Massimo Belloni March 23, 2013 07:48 am

    Here is my example, slightly different from the standard... (as almost of my photpblog website)
    [url]http://www.maxbelloni.com/2010/07/24/mont-blanc-window/[/url]

    (tried to embed the website page url ... don't know if it works... :-)

  • Luis March 23, 2013 07:22 am

    Here goes mine...

    [eimg url='http://luismo.smugmug.com/Publico/Anywhere/i-64xpC9L/3/M/LMO-2621-M.jpg' title='LMO-2621-M.jpg']

  • Luis March 23, 2013 07:19 am

    Here you have one...[eimg url='http://luismo.smugmug.com/Publico/Anywhere/i-64xpC9L/3/XL/LMO-2621-XL.jpg' title='LMO-2621-XL.jpg']

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