One of my all time favorite things to photograph are sunsets and silhouettes. There is something almost magical about them.
I changed camera my settings quite a bit on the ones I took on vacation in Northern Michigan last week. And based on the sky and environment, the colors and look is quite different as well (though I love both shoots equally as much).
I decided to stop down rather than shoot wider open. These were all shot with my Canon 17-40L (which I am considering selling as I just purchased the 16-35L II. So on a side note, contact me if you are interested…)
My camera settings varied slightly from shot to shot – but they were approximately:
ISO 100-320, Aperture f16-f20, Speed 1/250-1/640
As for editing, it could not have been any simpler. The “Blueprint” for these was an s-curve that looked like this and then the Finger-paint Medium action from the MCP Quickie Collection. I decided against sharpening these. So these were so fast to edit.
Since I took the time to show you what I did and to tell you my settings, I am hoping you will vote for your 3 favorites from these 10. I need you to help me pick what I should print for my home.
Which are your favorite silhouettes? PICK 3
- #14 (82 Votes)
- #3 (81 Votes)
- #2 (74 Votes)
- #6 (61 Votes)
- #15 (55 Votes)
- #7 (51 Votes)
- #1 (37 Votes)
- #12 (27 Votes)
- #13 (26 Votes)
- #9 (18 Votes)
- #5 (12 Votes)
- #10 (11 Votes)
- #4 (10 Votes)
- #11 (8 Votes)
- #8 (7 Votes)
Total Voters: 222
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