Photographic Eye–Silhouettes

Outside, it is easier to capture silhouettes near sunrise or sunset.

1458347929682
Sunrise in a pecan orchard
organ-mountains
The Organ Mountains in Las Cruces right before sunrise
dscn6199
Balloon directly in front of the sun shortly after sunrise
dscn5207
Extreme zoom of the antenna farm atop the Sandias against the white of the just-rising sun
dscn4357
Bird atop a pine cone shortly before sunrise
dscn1053-copy
Trees make wonderful silhouettes at sunset. Clouds add to the drama of the sky.
dscn0662
Cranes above the ball of the setting sun
dscn3973
Trees against a dramatic sunset
traffic
As we approached this hill at 60 mph, the cars on the top seemed to stand still.
befunky_null_6-jpg
Extreme zoom of hikers up on a hill at sunset
befunky_img_9336-jpg
Sunsets make wonderful opportunities for a romantic shot

Sometimes we see silhouettes inside, usually in front of a bright light or window.

befunky_fscn1805-jpg
NMSU’s mascot, Pistol Pete, on the floor of the Pan American Center
dscn6649
In front of a church window on their wedding day

We’ve also seen silhouettes in the middle of the day.

befunky_img_0342-jpg
The stamen of a Rose of Sharon flower
dsc_0032-2
Black and white of a hawk on a cloudy day

One Comment Add yours

  1. Ricky Anderson says:

    I really like these!

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s