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Those Stunning Silhouettes

There are certain types of photographs that we lomographers just can't get enough of no matter how much we've already taken them. The silhouette is one of them, and the staggering number of such photographs that can be found in the alone community is a strong proof of its popularity.

Photos of silhouettes are easy enough to spot, usually characterized by solid, dark-colored images against bright backdrops. They can be photos of people, animals, architecture, statues, and trees among many, many other subjects. Simple photographs they may be, yet there’s just really something about silhouettes that make them striking, beautiful, and dramatic. They’re mysterious, often intriguing and sometimes even a bit eerie.

Have a look at these pool of silhouettes taken by our awesome community members, all taken in glorious analogue!

Of course, this is neither a definitive list nor even a ranking of the best lomographs in the community, so if you think we missed your favorites, do share them with us through the comments section below!

Read more about silhouettes in analogue photography and learn a trick or two by checking out the related articles in the Lomography magazine here and here. Meanwhile, the community is rife with all sorts of lovely silhouette photographs, so make sure to check them out here and here.

written by chooolss


  1. hervinsyah


    @ekeupratama foto maneh anu sepupu megang kamera nya keu?

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  2. chooolss


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  3. schlogoat


    Thanks! :)

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  4. fotobes


    Wow, thanks!

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  5. dikasapi


    My pleasure :)

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  6. ekeupratama


    @hervinsyah iya yg itu hehe
    @chooolss you're welcome!

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  7. paulmckay


    Thanks for feature :-)

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  8. needle76


    Cooooolllll!!! Thanks! :)

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