The term silhouette came into origin in 18th century when the black card became most famous. Since then this technique is becoming popular day by day. In this technique the image of an object, place, thing or person is highlighted or focused in a solid single color. The color can be black, white or any other color making it more prominent. The background can be of any light color. The edges of the picture are the main frame and in the inner color is the same. You also need a high level camera to get the necessary effects on your silhouettes, which are pretty expensive.
Different kind of images and categories of photographic items are used in the field of silhouette photography. Mostly the emphasis is on the fashion, nature, soldiers, feelings and belongingness. In Contemporary art forms silhouette is very popular. The message in this simple picture is so deep that a viewer can easily get the idea what the artist want to see or say or even different kind of interpretation can be drawn by the viewer. In this post we are publishing some really awesome and wonderful silhouette photography for your inspiration. In the meanwhile you may want to read some of our Photography related articles
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