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Silhouettes
« on: May 07, 2014, 09:40:57 AM »
While having 40 stops of DR someday might be great, one of the things I love about photograph is exploiting it's limitations, and I enjoy creating silhouettes. I didn't see a thread for it, so I thought I'd start one, and here are a handful to get it started:












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Silhouettes
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Re: Silhouettes
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2014, 09:47:24 AM »
Lovely colors. I especially like the first one. Well done Mackguyver.

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Re: Silhouettes
« Reply #2 on: May 07, 2014, 10:00:51 AM »
Thanks for the nice comments, Click, and the first one is my favorite, too, especially with the little dragonfly near the palm.  I don't know how it fell into focus at that instant, but I like it.

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Re: Silhouettes
« Reply #3 on: May 07, 2014, 10:01:38 AM »
Great photos, mackguyver.

I'll post 3 of them, although there is nothing special on them. Just to make this thread alive. ;)

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Re: Silhouettes
« Reply #4 on: May 07, 2014, 10:03:05 AM »
Thanks climber, and I really like that first shot - the flames and people around the subject work very well together to frame the shot.

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Re: Silhouettes
« Reply #5 on: May 07, 2014, 11:49:56 PM »
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I've always liked this one, perhaps because I take so few sunset pictures.



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Re: Silhouettes
« Reply #6 on: May 08, 2014, 08:28:33 AM »
Silhouettes are an example of a type of picture where the theory is easy but the implementation is harder.  These were some pretty good silhouettes.  Mine don't always turn out so well. 
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Re: Silhouettes
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Re: Silhouettes
« Reply #7 on: September 27, 2014, 02:58:04 PM »
Great photos, mackguyver.

I'll post 3 of them, although there is nothing special on them. Just to make this thread alive. ;)
great job!! it's look like campfire, so warm and familiar))

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Re: Silhouettes
« Reply #8 on: November 29, 2014, 05:56:00 AM »
I think this qualifies.

Some LED lights inside a fruit bowl


silhouette-2 by lozwilkes, on Flickr

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Re: Silhouettes
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Re: Silhouettes
« Reply #10 on: November 29, 2014, 08:25:19 AM »
Enjoyed seeing the existing posts on this thread. This makes my feet want to get out on to the sand.

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Re: Silhouettes
« Reply #11 on: November 29, 2014, 11:05:46 AM »
Here is a pic I snapped at sunrise in Capadocchia, Turkey.  There were dozens of balloons in the air shortly after that pic.

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Re: Silhouettes
« Reply #12 on: November 29, 2014, 01:10:17 PM »
Old 7D file, always liked it
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Re: Silhouettes
« Reply #13 on: November 29, 2014, 01:15:40 PM »
Another like
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Re: Silhouettes
« Reply #14 on: November 29, 2014, 02:06:07 PM »
Here's one of mine in B/W.
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Re: Silhouettes
« Reply #14 on: November 29, 2014, 02:06:07 PM »