Tips for Photographing and Processing Silhouettes

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A good photo using a silhouette can be so dramatic and effective! Courtney Keim has some tips for how to take good shots, and how to process them afterwards to make them really pop. She wrote at Clickin Moms,

There are many different ways you can create and process a silhouette and some of the time it’s a personal preference not only in your style and how you photograph it but also in the post processing. I’m a fan of a bright background, a little sun flare, and a total black foreground area.

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Unknown Silhouette by Veesees via Flickr

Read more from how to photograph and process silhouettes at Clickin Moms


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