Hi everyone! We're hard at work trying to keep our community clean, so if you see any spam, please report it here and we'll review ASAP!  Thanks a million!
4,008 Users Online
  • 1,696,349 Wallpapers
  • 1,565,068 Members
  • 12,971,712 Votes
  • 5,965,287 Favorites

Silhouette and Shadows

A silhouette is a representation of dark through light. An outline of a landscape, object or person. Where the main focus is on the darkness of the bright image within the same photograph. Where the subject, significant element or supporting feature is the dark premise in the image.

For the Shadows aspect, if the point-of-view is effected by the shadows, then its suitable for this group. So the image would look differently if there were less shadows or seen from another point-of-view. All images have shadows; though, these shadows add a new perspective which add to the image. Like in old films where the man or woman's face is half lit, and half in the shadow, the director is sharing with the audience just by how the character is illuminated, that we are only seeing one perspective of the overall view. That is what I am looking for in this group. That added dimension.

Group Information

Last Activity: 5 Hours Ago
Group Leader: UniversalExplorer
Moderators: JOHNBECK
Submissions: Open
Group Visitors: 219,545
Founded: January 23rd, 2013

Top Contributors

Recently Active Members

Recently Joined Members

+7 Added This Week

Recently Added Wallpapers

Barretos Brazil
Barretos BrazilUploaded by: Vexel78
Date Uploaded: 11/28/21
Resolution: 3840x2160
Downloads: 2
Comments: 0
Favorited: 0
Points: 0
Lake Lanier
Lake LanierUploaded by: Vexel78
Date Uploaded: 11/28/21
Resolution: 3840x2160
Downloads: 4
Comments: 0
Favorited: 1
Points: 0
Family at Sunset
Family at SunsetUploaded by: gundega
Date Uploaded: 11/25/21
Resolution: 2048x1280
Downloads: 2
Comments: 0
Favorited: 0
Points: +2
Sunset over Krakow, Poland
Sunset over Krakow, PolandUploaded by: gundega
Date Uploaded: 11/25/21
Resolution: 1440x900
Downloads: 10
Comments: 1
Favorited: 3
Points: +4
Autumn Forest
Autumn ForestUploaded by: gundega
Date Uploaded: 11/23/21
Resolution: 1920x1200
Downloads: 29
Comments: 10
Favorited: 6
Points: +8
Magical moment
Magical momentUploaded by: cehenot
Date Uploaded: 2/14/15
Resolution: 1680x1050
Downloads: 183
Comments: 1
Favorited: 6
Points: +12

Recent Discussions

4 Months Ago
View Last Post »
Finally Complete!
Last post by UniversalExplorer - 1 Post
4 Months Ago
View Last Post »
No SPAM or Advertising
Last post by UniversalExplorer - 1 Post

Group Details

*** I had been moderating this group since I found several images not conforming to the description listed. I realize the silhouette description is easier to understand what type of image suits this group. It is the shadows elements that boggle the selections, for light and their shadows are in all photographs. This group is NOT FOR ALL IMAGES WITH SHADOWS. It is also NOT for illustrations in front of a black background. When you look at an image & the shadow part is what catches your eye rather than the shadow supporting another more prominent element, that is the point of view to be conveyed.

Ask yourself, is it the darkness of the image that is the focus NOT THE LIGHT or colored? Silhouette and Shadows are darker, greyer parts of the visible spectrum.  ***

This is Desktop Nexus Group, independently organized and operated by members of our community, focused around a specific theme or topic.   Find more groups!
Group Rank