I've taken a fair number of these kinds of photographs, I must confess, not all of them intentional - well, very few of them intentional - ok, almost none of them intentional.
What I enjoyed about putting together this group of GEO-tography was realizing that for once, I already knew the technique of HOW to do it; IF only I had the eye to make it look good in the end. [I must confess, Photoshop helps me a lot.]
ShillouettesTake a look at what the "pros" do when they're out in the field. Perhaps one day we can do it too - let me know about it, if you do.
Here are a few links to really useful tutorials and articles that will teach you more about this type of photography:
- Simple Steps for Shooting Amazing Silhouettes
- 100 Spellbinding Silhouette Shots to Inspire and Amaze
- A Comprehensive Guide to Silhouettes – Photo Premium
Learn A Little MoreHere's something that Gordon might be interested in. He's a collector of mine's - well, he likes to know where they are and visit them. This scientist can make a mine almost anywhere that bacteria can grow - which is about everywhere.
Look at how he does it.