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"Captivating Silhouettes: A Journey through Time and Space" In the enchanting darkness of a December night, two little blue penguins find solace on the rocks

Background imageSilhouette Collection: Little blue penguin (Eudyptula minor), two standing on rocks at night

Little blue penguin (Eudyptula minor), two standing on rocks at night, silhouetted against Melbourne city lights. St Kilda breakwater, Victoria, Australia. December 2016

Background imageSilhouette Collection: Advert / Sandeman Port

Advert / Sandeman Port
Sandeman Port - the famous silhouette

Background imageSilhouette Collection: Cinderella ballet, Ugly Sisters trying to dance

Cinderella ballet, Ugly Sisters trying to dance
The Ugly Sisters try to follow their dancing master while Cinderella stands disconsolately by the fire. A scene from a ballet version of Cinderella, based on French and Spanish fairytales

Background imageSilhouette Collection: Political Map of Africa

Political Map of Africa
Vector Illustration of the policital map of Africa Reference map as created by the US Central Intelligence Agency

Background imageSilhouette Collection: Silhouette of a bucket wheel reclaimer at an iron ore mine

Silhouette of a bucket wheel reclaimer at an iron ore mine

Background imageSilhouette Collection: A zig zag bridge and a Pavilion on the West Lake in foggy morning, Hangzhou

A zig zag bridge and a Pavilion on the West Lake in foggy morning, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China

Background imageSilhouette Collection: Another Place sculpture by Antony Gormley on the beach at Crosby, Liverpool

Another Place sculpture by Antony Gormley on the beach at Crosby, Liverpool, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageSilhouette Collection: The Humber Bridge at dusk, East Riding of Yorkshire, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

The Humber Bridge at dusk, East Riding of Yorkshire, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageSilhouette Collection: Avebury Stone Circle J900435

Avebury Stone Circle J900435
AVEBURY STONE CIRCLE, Wiltshire. Sunrise over the stones

Background imageSilhouette Collection: Sunset from Siesta Beach, Siesta Key, Sarasota, Florida, United States of America

Sunset from Siesta Beach, Siesta Key, Sarasota, Florida, United States of America, North America

Background imageSilhouette Collection: Fairfield Church, Romney Marsh N060981

Fairfield Church, Romney Marsh N060981
FAIRFIELD CHURCH, Romney Marsh, Kent. View of the footbridge looking across the meadow towards Fairfield Church at sunset

Background imageSilhouette Collection: Stonehenge sunset J870232

Stonehenge sunset J870232
STONEHENGE, Wiltshire. Mid-Summer sunset

Background imageSilhouette Collection: Sunset at Glastonbury Tor, Somerset

Sunset at Glastonbury Tor, Somerset
An atmospheric sunset at Glastonbury Tor, Somerset. Date: 20th century

Background imageSilhouette Collection: Cinema Silhouette

Cinema Silhouette
A couple silhouetted against the bright neon lights of a Granada Cinema. Original Publication: Picture Post - 7045 - Usherette - unpub. (Photo by Bert Hardy/Getty Images)

Background imageSilhouette Collection: Another Place statues by artist Antony Gormley on Crosby beach, Merseyside

Another Place statues by artist Antony Gormley on Crosby beach, Merseyside, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageSilhouette Collection: Tyne Bridge, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyneside, England, UK, Europe

Tyne Bridge, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyneside, England, UK, Europe

Background imageSilhouette Collection: China map

China map
illustration of a South Eastern Asia map

Background imageSilhouette Collection: Sunrise, Mount Kilimanjaro

Sunrise, Mount Kilimanjaro, Amboseli National Park, Kenya, East Africa, Africa

Background imageSilhouette Collection: Sunrise with Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Sunrise with Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Background imageSilhouette Collection: Sunrise at Lindisfarne, Holy Island, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Sunrise at Lindisfarne, Holy Island, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageSilhouette Collection: Harbour at dusk, Pythagorion, Samos, Aegean Islands, Greece

Harbour at dusk, Pythagorion, Samos, Aegean Islands, Greece

Background imageSilhouette Collection: Lindisfarne at sunrise, Holy Island, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Lindisfarne at sunrise, Holy Island, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageSilhouette Collection: Lincoln Cathedral BB49_02570

Lincoln Cathedral BB49_02570
LINCOLN CATHEDRAL, Lincolnshire. A misty view with Lincoln Cathedral in the distance taken from the Swanpool. The Cathedral dates back to 1092 with later additions and remodelling

Background imageSilhouette Collection: Viking ship, sunset, silhouette, 3D graphics

Viking ship, sunset, silhouette, 3D graphics

Background imageSilhouette Collection: Red Deer USH 279 Stag. Autumn evening sky. Cervus elaphus © Duncan Usher / ardea. com

Red Deer USH 279 Stag. Autumn evening sky. Cervus elaphus © Duncan Usher / ardea. com
USH-279 Red Deer - stag, autumn evening sky Cervus elaphus Duncan Usher Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in anyway

Background imageSilhouette Collection: Municipal Pier at sunset, San Clemente, Orange County, Southern California

Municipal Pier at sunset, San Clemente, Orange County, Southern California, United States of America, North America

Background imageSilhouette Collection: The statue of Billy Fury by Albert Dock and the Mersey River, Liverpool

The statue of Billy Fury by Albert Dock and the Mersey River, Liverpool, Merseyside, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageSilhouette Collection: Red deer (cervus elaphus) stag at dawn during rut in September, UK, Europe

Red deer (cervus elaphus) stag at dawn during rut in September, UK, Europe

Background imageSilhouette Collection: Newcastle upon Tyne skyline, Gateshead with the Tyne Bridge over River Tyne, Tyne and Wear

Newcastle upon Tyne skyline, Gateshead with the Tyne Bridge over River Tyne, Tyne and Wear, Tyneside, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageSilhouette Collection: WW1 silhouettes, wounded soldiers and medical care

WW1 silhouettes, wounded soldiers and medical care
Silhouettes of wounded soldiers and medical care during the First World War. From the top: stretcher bearers, a field ambulance, the casualty clearing station, a train taking men off to the base

Background imageSilhouette Collection: St Michaels Mount, Cornwall N100023

St Michaels Mount, Cornwall N100023
ST MICHAELS MOUNT, Marazion, Cornwall. View along the causeway at dawn, with the moon above the island

Background imageSilhouette Collection: Aldeburgh Beach, Suffolk a082550

Aldeburgh Beach, Suffolk a082550
ALDEBURGH BEACH, Aldeburgh, Suffolk. Fisherman tipping a wicker basket at the seas edge with gulls wheeling overhead and a sea mark in the foreground. Photographed by John Gay in 1977

Background imageSilhouette Collection: Ruins of Coventry Cathedral, Coventry, Warwickshire, England, UK, Europe

Ruins of Coventry Cathedral, Coventry, Warwickshire, England, UK, Europe

Background imageSilhouette Collection: The Humber Bridge, Yorkshire, England

The Humber Bridge, Yorkshire, England

Background imageSilhouette Collection: Tadpoles of the Common toad (Bufo bufo) swimming seen from below, Belgium, June

Tadpoles of the Common toad (Bufo bufo) swimming seen from below, Belgium, June

Background imageSilhouette Collection: Sunset over the Hard and HMS Warrior, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Sunset over the Hard and HMS Warrior, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageSilhouette Collection: Transporter Bridge, Newport, Gwent, South Wales, Wales, United Kingdom, Europe

Transporter Bridge, Newport, Gwent, South Wales, Wales, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageSilhouette Collection: Northern lights

Northern lights. The Northern Lights are created as electrically charged particles from the Solar wind are pulled in toward the magnetic poles by the Earths magnetic field

Background imageSilhouette Collection: Polish anti-war poster -- Nie

Polish anti-war poster -- Nie
Polish anti-war poster of a ruined city in the silhouette of a falling bomb, with the single word Nie (No)

Background imageSilhouette Collection: Lucca, Tuscany, Italy, Europe

Lucca, Tuscany, Italy, Europe

Background imageSilhouette Collection: Bamburgh at sunset N080247

Bamburgh at sunset N080247
BAMBURGH CASTLE, Northumberland. The coastal castle viewed from the beach, silhouetted against a setting sun

Background imageSilhouette Collection: Dawn over Clew Bay and Croagh Patrick mountain

Dawn over Clew Bay and Croagh Patrick mountain, from Old Head, County Mayo, Connacht, Republic of Ireland (Eire), Europe

Background imageSilhouette Collection: Bamburgh Castle at sunrise, Northumberland, England

Bamburgh Castle at sunrise, Northumberland, England

Background imageSilhouette Collection: Jaguar aircraft DP035691

Jaguar aircraft DP035691
RAF COLTISHALL, Scottow, Norfolk. November 30th, 2006 - Silhouetted against a winter sun, Jaguar aircraft, which were based at RAF Coltishall for over 30 years

Background imageSilhouette Collection: Stonehenge K030912

Stonehenge K030912
STONEHENGE, Wiltshire. View of the circle from the west at sunrise

Background imageSilhouette Collection: Whitby Abbey J850257

Whitby Abbey J850257
WHITBY ABBEY, North Yorkshire. Atmospheric silhouette of the ruins on a full moonlit night

Background imageSilhouette Collection: HMS Dragons Lynx Helicopter Firing Flares

HMS Dragons Lynx Helicopter Firing Flares
HMS Dragons Lynx helicopter fires infra red flares during an exercise over the Type 45 destroyer. As well as flying her own Lynx helicopter - of 815 Naval Air Squadron based in Yeovilton - Dragon has

Background imageSilhouette Collection: Free French - Honour the Maquis

Free French - Honour the Maquis. The Maquis were rural guerrilla bands of French Resistance fighters, called maquisards, during the Occupation of France in World War II Date: circa 1941




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"Captivating Silhouettes: A Journey through Time and Space" In the enchanting darkness of a December night, two little blue penguins find solace on the rocks, their figures beautifully silhouetted against the dazzling lights of Melbourne city. This mesmerizing image, captured at St Kilda breakwater in Victoria, Australia, emerged as a joint winner in the prestigious COP26 Countdown Photo Competition 2021. As we explore further, our eyes are drawn to a political map of Africa outlined by delicate shadows. It serves as a reminder of the diverse cultures and rich heritage that grace this vast continent. Moving westward across continents, we witness an awe-inspiring sunset from Siesta Beach in Sarasota, Florida. The sun's golden rays paint the sky with vibrant hues while creating striking silhouettes against the tranquil waters—a moment frozen in time. Continuing our journey along sandy shores brings us to Crosby beach in Liverpool where Antony Gormley's "Another Place" sculpture stands tall amidst crashing waves. These darkened figures evoke contemplation and reflection upon life's mysteries. Stepping into another realm altogether is cinema silhouette—an iconic symbol that transports us into countless stories and emotions woven together on silver screens worldwide. Shifting gears yet again, we encounter an advert for Sandeman Port—its silhouette hinting at sophistication and indulgence; an invitation to savor life's pleasures with every sip. Venturing back through history takes us to Avebury Stone Circle—a mystical site shrouded in ancient secrets. As dusk settles over these towering stones (J900435), their imposing outlines create an ethereal atmosphere that whispers tales of forgotten civilizations. The first light of daybreak reveals Lindisfarne at sunrise—a breathtaking scene on Holy Island off Northumberland's coast. The island silhouette emerges from darkness as if touched by divine intervention—an emblematic sight embodying tranquility and spiritual awakening.