silhouette Tag

Tip of the Day – Space out your subjects

This week on Tip of the Day, we’re focusing on Pets and their People!⠀ ⠀ Silhouettes are one of my favourite ways to incorporate owners into the session, without placing too much pressure on them. I like...

Tip of the Day – Embrace the black

This week on Tip of the Day, we’re focusing on the challenges of photographing black dogs.⠀ ⠀ Embrace the black - black dogs are absolutely perfect for silhouettes! Because they are already so dark, there is a...

Tip of the Day – Capture interaction

It’s Barkarica week! I’ll be sharing photos from our last pet photography retreat all week. This is Splash and her mum Holly at Matapalo beach at Barkarica in Costa Rica, February 2017.⠀ ⠀ I love a good...

Tip of the Day – Semi Silhouettes

It’s Barkarica week! I’ll be sharing photos from our last pet photography retreat all week. This is Splash at Matapalo beach at Barkarica in Costa Rica, February 2017.⠀ ⠀ The aim when you’re shooting silhouettes is to...

Tip of the Day – Negative Space

Include negative space to add interest, but make sure the subject is looking in or at least facing towards that direction or it may look accidental.⠀ ⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Canon EOS 1D X, Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II...

Tip of the Day – Silhouette Portraits

If your usual subject matter is dogs, you may feel a little lost when asked to photograph people with their pets! One way of creating low-pressure “pet and owner” shots that they will love, is...

Tip of the Day – Expression in Silhouettes

Use body language and posture to tell a story when shooting silhouettes. Capture a nice clear outline of your subject - side on to you is often the best way to do this. Without seeing...

Tip of the Day – Editing Clear Sky Silhouettes

Shooting a silhouette at sunset on a cloud-free day and want to add some interest to the image? Since you don’t have to worry about what your subject looks like - you can go a...

Tip of the Day – Dog and Owner Silhouettes

Silhouettes are a great way of capturing the relationship between dog and owner, especially if the owner is camera shy. Beautiful sunsets make all the difference to these kinds of shots....

Tip of the Day – Underexpose Silhouettes

For perfectly exposed silhouette shots, underexpose the image to bring out the colour in the sky and make your subject black. Dial in some negative exposure compensation, or switch to Manual exposure for more control....

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