Remember how I mentioned that I might be done with flora photography unless I have a reason to purchase another long macro lens? Apparently I was wrong, as a sightly different perspective with a short 60mm macro could produce surprising results.
Tiny Green Chrysanthemums
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This update completes my gallery of flora images. This gallery is curated with some third-party input, and consists of images which I feel is print-worthy for display. No weird stuff here that might terrorize guests visiting your place. 😉 First up from above, we have some Chrysanthemum fireworks. Continue reading
Alient Plant (Shrubby Veronica)
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In which we take a look at some of my more unusual flora images. You require a confident, contrarian attitude to have these displayed in your room. Indeed, third-party feedback for these take positions at opposite sides of the opinion slider, range from “uh… no” to “wow it will be interesting have this as a decorative print”. Without writing too many words, let’s start with pictures straight away. First up at the top, an alien plant. Continue reading
Young Buds Ready To Blossom
Finally got around to update the Flora Gallery. A small curated selection of images for print. Enjoy! Continue reading
In response to the Weekly Photo Challenge: Focus
Dreamy African Daisy
Dreamy close-up of an Osteospermum, or African Daisy. Print available from here. Full collection of flora prints can be found here! -WY
Bright Yellow Kangaroo Paw. This is native to Australia and the Mangle’s Kangaroo Paw is the floral emblem of Western Australia.
To be honest, this return to flora photography was totally unexpected. I spent a considerable amount of time on it a few years ago, but sort of gave it up as I was not getting a lot of positive feedback. I mean, sure flowers look good, but who is really interested? I eventually moved on to other genres, and justified the time spent as being good investments in developing different aspects of photographic discipline. Continue reading
Christmas Budding Poinsettia In Vivid Red
I am currently in the process of updating my photo galleries. WordPress.com’s image display options are pretty poor, and my previous configuration does not respond very well with changes in website themes. At least, the flora gallery is finally up. I’m still in the slow process of curating and adding images, such as the above which was just added tonight. 🙂 But I’ll also like to take an opportunity to talk about the limitations of WordPress.com’s image display features. Continue reading
In response to the Weekly Photo Challenge: Evanescent.
Tiny Dreamy Blossoms In Spring
Have to admit it – I had to look up the word “evanescent” in the dictionary. You’re never too old to learn something new. 🙂 -WY
(Prints of this image can be purchased from here.)
It is true. To really bring your photography to the next level, you have to see it in print. After a few years of shooting as an enthusiast, I just saw my pictures printed, framed and displayed. Continue reading