Posts tagged “Flower Photography

Marvel

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I had forgotten about this shot, but it stood out in this year’s photography files. It really does speak for itself. I have done very little to enhance this shot. I think we would all prefer to get our best work straight out of the camera, but I can live with ‘almost”.


Winter Tips (Two Photographs)

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Have you noticed that the tips for taking fireworks’ photos come round a bit too late. As winter is at our doorstep it’s time for double bagging cameras (garbage bags not air tight bags), keeping batteries warm inside our coats, gloves, boots and all the rest that make shooting in cold weather and snow that much more challenging than spring, summer and fall,; pity it lasts so long.


Abstraction (Two Photographs)

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I found this flower quite impressive. In colour the form and large detail dominate the photograph, while the black and white is moody. Two treatments of the same subject one a bit more open the other more focused.

 


Unusual (Two Photographs)

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One thing black and white does well is the unusual – take any photograph with contrast that has interesting form – and black and white gives tone and a special perspective. You have as much latitude in black and white as colour to tone, enhance detail, add grain etc. In this case I like both the colour and the black and white.


Flora in Black and White or Colour (Two Photographs)

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Flowers and other flora often make for good black and white photographs because the contrast between the colours is the kind of contrast that suits a black and white treatment. In this case I experimented with the photo you see below.


Black and White: Some Thoughts (Two Photographs)

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Over the past year I have done more processing in black and white. I know that some people argue that going black and white usually means the colour didn’t work out, but it’s simply not true. Some things look different in black and white. I often show both the colour and black and white versions in my posts letting my audience make up their own mind.


Backgrounds (Two Photographs)

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I often look for photographs that help me explain elements of photography. I use them here on my blog, in my presentations and in my book. Here we have a very subtle but important difference in backgrounds, both are good, with easy to achieve (with a change in aperture from (F 5.6to F 10) and fairly distant background. They illustrate what can be done with depth of field, and why.