Silhouette Photography: 20 Absolutely Striking Examples

Silhouette photography is a cool branch of photography, which involves capturing silhouetted person or object. A silhouette is generally defined as an image where the subject’s outline is visible with a featureless interior. In order to properly capture silhouette photography, clever and innovative use of lighting and technique are required.

This post showcases 20 breathtaking and inspirational examples of silhouette photography, captured masterfully by photographers around the world. From interior to exterior, sunset and bright daytime skies, these photographs demonstrate what can be achieved using silhouette photography techniques.

Badshahi Mosque

Badshahi Mosque

Free Birds by ByLaauraa

Free Birds by ByLaauraa

Baby Blue Silhouette By F Faisal

Baby Blue Silhouette By F Faisal

Tornado by MsCarmen

Tornado by MsCarmen

Blue Day by Bogantropuz

Blue Day by Bogantropuz

Solhouette of Love by Ando San

Solhouette of Love by Ando San

Silhouette by CouldntCareless

Silhouette by CouldntCareless

Taj Mahal Silhouette

Taj Mahal Silhouette

Clean Up By Ahmed by John

Clean Up By Ahmed by John

Silhouette by Adynamia

Silhouette by Adynamia

Silhouette in Darkness by Lostchildclothing

Silhouette in Darkness by Lostchildclothing

Windansea

Windansea

Hold me Please by Muha

Hold me Please by Muha

Silhouette by 7LM

Silhouette by 7LM

Silhouette by Yehaa

Silhouette by Yehaa

Sunrise Paddling on the North Canadian River

Sunrise Paddling on the North Canadian River

Lespace Mioritique

Lespace Mioritique

They Hit The Town

They Hit The Town

Millhouettes By Philipp Klinger

Millhouettes By Philipp Klinger

Photo by Ashiham

Photo by Ashiham