Silhouette Portrait Photography


Silhouette portrait photography


Silhouette portrait photography can add a striking, bold addition to any collection. Using the sun as a backlight, and without using any fill light, the result is completely black subject, with a colorful background. Sometimes, a silhouette portrait can be processed into a black and white image, which can give it a much different, and very appealing mood or tone. Unlike a traditional portrait which tends to showcase a person’s qualities, features, traits, smile, eyes and various visual aspects of their personality, the silhouette only emphasizes form. For that reason, the hands, arms, legs and general body posture becomes very important. The image is less about the person or the couple and more about a general theme, a general feeling or mood….

Silhouette Portrait Photography at Maui Island Portraits


couple in silhouette by sunset


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