Saturday, 17 October 2015


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.


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

  2. Beautiful golden light framing the silhouette shapes.

  3. this is great! Nice twist from shadows!

  4. Creative silhouette shot and gorgeous colors of nature ~

    Happy Weekend to you,
    artmusedog and carol

  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."

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

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


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