Saturday, 17 October 2015

SATURDAY SILHOUETTES #17

Welcome to the Saturday Silhouettes meme! This is a weekly meme that looks at SILHOUETTES in photography.

SILHOUETTE |ˌsɪlʊˈɛt| noun: The dark shape and outline of someone or something visible in restricted light against a brighter background.
ORIGIN - late 18th century: Named (although the reason remains uncertain) after Étienne de Silhouette (1709–67), French author and politician.
At Melbourne's Docklands
This post is also part of the Skywatch Friday meme.

9 comments:

  1. how oddly split is the sky.nice colors and silhouettes.

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  2. Beautiful golden light framing the silhouette shapes.

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  3. this is great! Nice twist from shadows!

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  4. Creative silhouette shot and gorgeous colors of nature ~

    Happy Weekend to you,
    artmusedog and carol

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  5. Your blurb on the word silhouette intrigued me. Here is what Wikipedia says: Étienne de Silhouette's penny-pinching manner as Secretary of Treasury "led the term à la Silhouette to be applied to things perceived as cheap or austere.
    During this period an art form of growing popularity was a shadow profile cut from black paper... Those who considered it cheap attached the word "silhouette" to it. The name stuck and so today we know it as a silhouette."

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  6. Tne cranes make an interesting silhouette against the vivid sky.

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  7. Great silhouettes against the sky. I like it.

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