One of the simplest ways to capture the dramatic colors of a sunrise or sunset is to photograph a silhouette.
Although they’re simple looking images, here are a few tips for photographing them:
#1 – Use a telephoto lens
With silhouettes, you’ll usually want an out of focus background to help draw attention to your silhouetted subject. A telephoto lens will help you here by reducing depth of field. They’re not always required though (the image above was taken with a 50mm lens). [Read more…] about 8 Tips For Photographing Silhouettes