This is the sort of photo which I don’t take.
However, this is the sort of photo I would like to post.
This is, again, another photo from my friend CP Chan.
The photo was taken again at the fishing rafts in Hong Kong; with the fishing net, mountains and sea as backdrop.
It shows, a dead fish abandoned within the net.
Clearly, my friend is more diverse in his subject of photography and has sharp eyes and inquisitive mind.
Here is an interesting image showing Silhouettes in different shades.
The image shows how busy Guangzhou can be, with lots of activities on the bridges crossing the Pearl River in Guangzhou Chinese.
People and cyclists hastily crossing the bridges.
Nearest to us is the steel truss bridge with the truss members in silhouette.
Further away is the Jiefang Bridge (Liberation Bridge), with its bow string shape – arches in each river crossing span with cables suspending from the arches to support the bridge deck.
Of course, you can also see the Pearl River and some buildings in the background.
Again, thanks to my friend CP Chan who provided this interesting image.
I realize the WPC Challenge has changed its theme to Fray this week.
But there are so many good photos which I still haven’t got the chance to show on Silhouette.
One of them is the photo below.
This photo has so much mood in it, especially the clouds and the sea.
It is an image taken by my friend CP Chan on one of his fishing trips to the fishing rafts in the New Territories in Hong Kong.
Our eyes (and brains) are always caught by something which we have never seen before. To me, this is one of those!
I have taken five or six photos of this Japanese footbridge at the Ritsurin garden in Shinkoku, Japan.
Except for one of the photos, all photos have some visitors on the footbridge; this is not something I want.
I waited for a long while to get my only photo without any people on it; that photo was published recently under the post “Monet’s Japanese Footbridge?”.
Originally, this photo has one man standing at the top of the arch bridge, he also has one hand holding an umbrella against the bridge deck.
With a computer software, using the “Clone and Heal” function, I have successfully removed the man from the image!
For readers with sharp eyes, you may be able to see a dark blue umbrella freely standing on its own near to the top of the footbridge.
Is this magical!
For comparison, the original photo is attached.
Here are a couple of images which I think show the most beautiful part when driving along the Pacific Coast or State Route 1.
Both images were taken by my wife as part of her 5400 miles travel in the Southwestern part of the States.
While the National Parks in the SW was her major focus of the trip, the drive back from Las Vegas to San Francisco along the SR1 was one of the most memorable.
The first photo was taken about 16 miles south of Big Sur, looking south at the McWay Rocks. The fog and the sea was just too atmospheric to describe.
The second photo shows part of the Bixby Creek Bridge in Big Sur.
Both images are wonderful examples of silhouette which I would like to share.
This image is one which I always remember.
We arrived at this restaurant which is attached to one of the hotels by the seaside in Langakwi.
The sun was setting, we decided to have dinner here – which turned out to be one of the most enjoyable dinners we ever had.
It wasn’t the food but the ambience / mood of the setting sun and the silhouette of the trees were just enticing.
The sun sent in its last golden rays of light, touching smoothly and softly on whatever they found on their way – the leaves on the tropical trees and the grass especially.
We sat there taking in the whole scenery, as the gentle breeze caressed our faces. Our ears were full of the murmuring sound of the sea waves as they approached the beach.
Just another day in paradise!
In the last two times I visited West Lake (Hangzhou), it was deep Autumn and rainy.
So, my pictures all have a very bluish tint and didn’t look too interesting.
Here is a photo supplied by my friend CP Chan, showing the silhouette of a pagoda, in the water.
This image illustrates Hangzhou at its best, when everything seems to be an impression, rather than real.