Weekly Photo Challenge: Silhouette


My top 5 silhouette shots, in random order:

We aren’t allowed to photograph the original at the Museum, so we have to make do with replicas. Here is one of David at Piazzale Michelangelo, Firenze.

Hoan Kiem Lake, Hanoi, is best associated with the bustle of traffic around the lake and crowds of people enjoying the breeze. This is a rare sight of people meditating amidst all that chaos:

Buddha is one of those forms that lend itself beautifully to silhouettes. One of my favourites at Borobudur, Indonesia:

Photographing exotic orchids at Singapore’s Orchid Garden can get tiring for the eyes and the feet. Then when I lay down on the ground, exhausted, I had to raise my arms for one more click:

This may not be the best silhouette shot, but it is my absolute favourite, bringing back memories of a wonderful trip to Angkor Wat, Cambodia. A sunrise cycling trip, and we were looking at the wrong side until Souvik decided to walk around the monument, then rushed back to let me catch the view just in time:

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10 comments

  1. Beautiful examples of silhouettes. I love them all. I am glad you were able to take these photos.

    BE ENCOURAGED! BE BLESSED!

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  2. Love your entry. Great pics.

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  3. those are great images! the first reflects art at its finest, yet all of them reflect amazing gift from the photographer as well! good work! z

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  4. Wonderful pics Aarti.

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  5. Beautiful photos. Love the Buddha one.

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