Editing a silhouette image

Author Recent Posts Nicole BegleyNicole Begley, M.Photog.Cr., CPP, is a zoological animal trainer turned pet photographer and educator. She created Hair of the Dog in 2012 to empower pet photographers to turn their dreams into reality by helping them improve their craft and grow their pet photography business.Nicole has authored a book “Pet and Equine […]

Written By Nicole Begley

On February 16, 2018

Creating stunning silhouette images is a piece of cake once you know some handy little Lightroom secrets to bring amazing color out of your raw file.  Check out this image that I captured recently in Florida – a state that gives you incredible sunset spectacles almost nightly…sunsets that elicit spontaneous rounds of applause!

Here's a quick before and after:

You can view the entire process here:



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  1. Linda Perdue

    Thank you! Great timing for this week’s blog. I’m glad you were able to get some stunning sunsets while here in Florida ….I will say though, we have a ton of cloudy days and it wasn’t until I started doing sunset/sunrise that I realized how many were cloudy!


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