Silhouettes not only capture definite outlines, edges and angles of a subject, but they offer a bit of mystery, too. That’s what I like so much about them. I also like silhouettes because they seem a bit more forgiving when you’re taking a photo. The above photo of the boat I took after a stunning sunset in Kalbarri, Western Australia.
Kalbarri, Western Australia.
Bali, Indonesia. It’s impossible not to take a good photo of Tanah Lot, one of the sacred Hindu temples on Bali.
Jimbaran, Bali, Indonesia.
Bend, Oregon. This is the Deschutes River with the Three Sisters mountains peeking over the horizon.
Bend, Oregon. A standup paddle boarder moved right into this shot. I didn’t even notice him coming.
Chaffee County, Colorado. This is what is see during “my rush” hour commute.
Chaffee County, Colorado. Sometimes I forget that I live in a beautiful place.
Brighton Beach, Victoria, Australia.
Brighton Beach, Victoria, Australia. This little guy was definitely exploring. Fearless, he reminded me of my son Eddie.
Wayzata, Minnesota. Water — even when it’s frozen — offers some of the best settings for silhouettes.
Wayzata, Minnesota. This looks like a desert shot to me.
Visegrád, Hungary. Because of the grainy quality, this photo looks like a cardboard cutout or a painting. But, ultimately, you can’t go wrong with a castle at dusk.