Tag Archive: silhouette

Under the Mill

  A silhouette taken of Chesterton windmill, at sunset. I was lucky enough to catch the day-tripper right under the mill, as the sun set behind. Always worth a visit – Chesterton windmill… Continue reading

Chesterton Windmill Sunset

Sunset at Chesterton Windmill in Warwickshire. The mill makes for a nice silhouette, and the day-trippers add to the image. For a higher quality version, please see my Flickr page. Photography stuff: 18-70mm lens… Continue reading

Silhouette Part II

Taken about 10  or 15 minutes after the previous image, the colours in the sky and reflected in the clouds were really deep. The trick, as before, is to underexpose by a stop,… Continue reading


Last weekend I saw an exhibition of paintings by a local artist. These paintings were silhouettes, with, to me, the background being the strong pastel shades you briefly see about an hour after… Continue reading

Sunset Silhouette

The delicate latticework of the old wind pump is nicely silhouetted against the fading light. This method works really well – a while ago I read that you should underexpose the sky to… Continue reading