January 14 - Photography Technique Silhouette

Discussion in 'MOC 2020 Challenges' started by bestcee, Jan 14, 2020.

  1. AJK

    AJK But I don’t want to go among mad people!

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    This is a great challenge idea, @bestcee! And of course you love "Em-Oh-:gigglepCee"!!! :giggle
     
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  2. bestcee

    bestcee Lorelei and Rory are my neighbors

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    Yes. Other photos on the page do not have to be a silhouette. Just the biggest one.

    As long as the silhouette photo is new, there can be older photos on the page.

    Yes. Color isn't a requirement.
     
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  3. FarrahJobling

    FarrahJobling FarrahJobling

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    how are we to know the date of the photo unless you tell us? Too bad you already told us or you could have just changed the date ;)
     
  4. easyeyes4you

    easyeyes4you Well-Known Member

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    Shoot I live alone... no one to take a photo of... I see others with this problem used trees.... off to check my yard!
     
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  5. bestcee

    bestcee Lorelei and Rory are my neighbors

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    Yes, that is totally okay.

    I found this article with an example for a cloudy day and tips on how she did it.
    https://www.rebeccaspencerphotography.com/2015/09/how-to-shoot-a-silhouette-on-an-overcast-day/
    You can do it! The photo at the bottom right in my example is actually taken at nighttime, after sunset. The pipes behind us glow brightly creating the silhouette regardless of the sky weather. I've also gotten some silhouettes of my kid playing video games in front of the TV. Not a lot of light inside, plus the bright tv screen = silhouette.
     
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  6. bestcee

    bestcee Lorelei and Rory are my neighbors

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    Consider it practice? :giggle:bk

    But, um, where's a good spot to do that? Red Rock? :whistle
     
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  7. bestcee

    bestcee Lorelei and Rory are my neighbors

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    It does not have to be a person. An object or nature is just fine.
     
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  8. michele hillam

    michele hillam Loading up the bookmobile

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    My first thought was to take a photo of my husband coming out of the bathroom after brushing his teeth (I was still lounging in bed so he kept the light off in the bedroom but the light was on in the bathroom)....it ended up looking like we had an intruder, none of the cool effect I was going for...kinda creepy, ha ha. On to take less creepy pictures!
     
  9. bestcee

    bestcee Lorelei and Rory are my neighbors

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    That would be hilarious! Like that 20/20 show:
    Intruder? Or just a clean teeth husband? You decide.....:rofl
     
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  10. Pups_r_Paps

    Pups_r_Paps Well-Known Member

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  11. SharLamb

    SharLamb I should have been a Supreme

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  12. katell

    katell CT - Sara Gleason

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    Ohhhhhhh it will be hard: it's raining all the time, no sunshine since october
     
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  13. bonnenuit

    bonnenuit Why do I always have to be Captain?

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    Credit to my cat for hopping up on the stand in my office and staying there long enough for photos!
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  14. cfile

    cfile My bags are packed for Platform 9 3/4

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    Took this this morning at Sunrise.. it was raining so just a slight sunrise that is barely visable but noted by the arrows :)

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  15. MlleTerraMoka

    MlleTerraMoka CT - PRD

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    Mine. I was lucky. On the way home from work, I had this beautiful sunset over the volcanoes of the Auvergne (France)

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  16. AJK

    AJK But I don’t want to go among mad people!

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    I actually made two pages. I haven't had any family pics for 6 months now due to whatever reason DS&DIL hold on to the shut out. Missed holidays, birthdays, so... trying to do MOC has been a true challenge. I had this older photo that was perfect for the challenge so I did this page:
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    This one is current so it meets the challenge requirements:
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    @bestcee Thanks for the challenge, Hon!
     
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  17. Kat

    Kat Seeking wine/shopping/teeth brushing support group

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    I don't even have trees and my husband comes home way after dark. I have silhouette photos just not new. Such a bummer.
     
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  18. BLKinOR

    BLKinOR Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for this link, it is helpful. Lots of gray days here also.
     
  19. Iowan

    Iowan Is this heaven? No, it's Iowa

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    Fun challenge Courtney.

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  20. AmandaJ

    AmandaJ Adagio, or Allegro? I can't decide.

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    This was fun! I had to think because it's gray and rainy here, too. I do enjoy falling into a good story <3.
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