The Silhouette is the image of the subject or any scene which is in a solid shape of a single colour. Silhouette images are taken either in the late evenings or in the early mornings. In the silhouette images, the background of the subject usually remains bright than the subject.
# Choose a strong subject to capture the silhouette image. The main thing to note is that the silhouette image should contain the strong recognizable shape. Silhouettes cannot be tuned by editing the colours or brightness or something like that. It purely depends on the shape of the subject. So it’s important to choose the strong subject to capture the silhouette.
# Don’t use your flash, this is the first and most important rule when it comes to capturing the silhouettes. Try to capture the subject as dark as possible, but keep in mind that the background of the subject should be considerably bright to make the picture look attractive.
# Try to frame your image in the best possible way. Especially if you are trying to capture the silhouette by keeping the sunlight in the background. You can either keep the subject in the centre of the screen or you can keep the sun in the centre of the screen by moving the subject either left or right of the frame.
# The next main thing in capturing the silhouette images is focusing. Try to focus the image to make sure that you shoot the best silhouette. Many of them fail to focus the subject by just capturing the pictures. This will make the picture to look unstable and blurred.
Thus as a starter in the photography. Just follow this simple tips to capture the silhouette images in the best way.