One of my favorite things to photograph is the sunset. I think that, generally speaking, it is one of the most beautiful times of day. You can capture the most amazing colors.
I spent a lot of time reading about creating good silhouettes and having results that were pleasing.
I took this photo in my front yard. I metered for the available light, which created the fantastic silhouettes. The only alteration I did on the photo was to clone out some lights from a building. Camera settings:
This is an area of photography that I want to get better at. The only way to do that is practice.