“Oleander leaf, 2021” by Alessandra Chaves — FRAMES Magazine

Botanical photography is one of my passions and within this field I particularly enjoy photographing subjects that are past their Source “Oleander leaf, 2021” by Alessandra Chaves — FRAMES Magazine

Folhas Secas, part four

This is the fourth post about my project “Folhas Secas”. I talk about test printing my photos as a means to help me choose my “best work” to post on my online portfolio.

Folhas Secas, part three

I explain the basic differences in the leaves of tropical and Mediterranean-climate plants and show one of the sets-ups I use to photograph leaves when using artificial light.

Folhas Secas, part two

My first steps working on the project “Folhas Secas” included defining my vision, laying out a set of guidelines to work with, taking test shots, and finding a logical way to organize them.

A view from Morro do Bonet, Rocio (Petrópolis, Brazil)

This post is about a black and white landscape taken from Morro do Bonet, Rocio, RJ, Brazil, a view often dominated by fog.

Maria Comprida from Morro da Mensagem (Petrópolis, Brazil)

This post is about Maria Comprida, a mountain peak that dominates the landscape view from Itaipava (Petrópolis, Brazil), and which is a good subject for black and white photography.