This weeks Mobiography Flickr Group showcases a selection of amazing silhouette photography taken with the iPhone. From Pascale.G’s wonderful black and white autumnal scene complete with swirling leaves and birds in flight to Jim Perdue’s dark and gritty shadowy figure, all the images in this weeks showcase make excellent use of a silhouette effect to help provide a level of mystery and drama to the photograph.

Featured photographers include Pascale.G, Cedric Blanchon, Petyr Campos, Jessica Andrews, Josef-K, Ross Mannion, Armineh Hovanesian and Jim Perdue.

Let us know if you have a favourite and in the comments section at the bottom of the page.

Mobiography Tag Challenge on Instagram

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A selection of the best photos submitted in the last challenge have now been published in a special subscriber only issue of the Mobiography Magazine. Check it out in the app store or on Google Play.

Through the window

Photo by  Pascale.G

Through the window‘ by Pascale.G – “Taken with the app 6×6 on B&W, then imported in Oggl with the combo John S Lens + D-Type Plate film. I then imported it into the app, Handy Photo where basic adjustments were made, and lastly added a cloudy texture. ”

Tokyo Fist

Photo by Cedric Blanchon

Tokyo Fist‘ by Cedric Blanchon – “I made this picture a year ago, I had never released I took with iphone4s, I used the application caméra+ for the timer, noir, and cameramatic. The title and inspiration comes from the movie Tokyo Fist of Shinya Tsukamoto, the practice of boxing as an outlet for their inert life. ”

Ocean Beach Song

Photo by  Petyr Campos

Ocean Beach Song‘ by Petyr Campos

Surfers No.54

Photo by Petyr Campos

Surfers No.54‘ by Petyr Campos

[ bliss ]

Photo by  Jessica Andrews

[ bliss ]‘ by Jessica Andrews – “Bliss was taken this past Sunday, 9 Nov. It is of my friends’ German shepherd who LOVES the water. The photo title was inspired by her and her joy of her situation. I wanted to capitalize on the amazing light being reflected on the Hood Canal here in WA and looked to angle myself to where the dog’s silhouette would have the best light. I took the photo with the iPhone5s native camera and was extremely happy to have timed the photo capture at that exact moment when she went to go splashing off again. Editing was kept to a minimum and completed in VSCOcam. I straightened the horizon, used preset 05 at +10 strength, and decided that was all it needed.”

1 + 1 = 2

Photo by  Josef-K

1 + 1 = 2‘ by Josef-K – “I recently bought the iPhone 6 and set Hipstamatic on my favorite combination of lens and film (Tinto 1884 + D-Type plate), and went to an old part of the town I grew up (Coimbra, Portugal).
A few minutes have passed when those 2 gentlemen passed by me, I waited for them to pass on the right spot and shoot 2 photos, and this is one of these two.”


Photo by  Ross Mannion

Loyal‘ by Ross Mannion – “‘Loyal’ is a picture of one of my dogs, Bear. I used Hipstamatic (Akira & BlacKeys Extra Fine)to take the shot and edited it with TadaaSLR and Mextures. I’m not sure what I used in Mextures but it was definitely one of the black and white formula.”

In The Twilight, Looking Back

Photo by  Ross Mannion

In The Twilight, Looking Back‘ by Ross Mannion – “In The Twilight, Looking Back was taken on my daily commute recently. Generally what interests me when I’m taking pictures is people and a kind face gets me everytime. I am not sure what I used to shoot or edit this shot unfortunately. I know it was definitely Hipstamatic but don’t know the combo and I definitely used TadaaSLR to blur outside. I think after that it was a B&W filter in VSCO but I’m not sure.”


Photo by  Armineh Hovanesian

Sympathy‘ by Armineh Hovanesian – “This photo was taken in the evening hours at a friend’s backyard. I loved how the shadows played on the wall and I was able to catch the right moment of the conversation. I used Oggl, Tinto 1884 Lens and D Type Plate Film.”


Photo by  Jim Perdue

Untitled‘ by Jim Perdue

Which was your favourite?

Do you have a favourite from this weeks selection? Let us know your thoughts on the featured photos in the comments below.

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