This year I decided to celebrate the sunflower season with a digital art portraying the sequencial wilting of a sunflower. I combined several pictures into one using photoshop layers then I added a stone texture.
A found Lotus leaves dancing in the wind at the William Land Park in Sacramento, and that was more fun than photographing the flowers in bloom.
The Only Constant in Life Is Change.- Heraclitus The other day, after noticing how the flower above had turned into such a wild old lady with the “hair” all messed up, I could not resist making a portrait of it. Aging is a common experience to all of us, and wilting flowers have the powerContinue reading “Fading beauty photography”
“If you want something to look interesting, don’t light all of it.” John Loengard In a previous post, Spring Musings, I mentioned selective lighting and darkening the background as my favorite tricks to make a flower picture look a little different. I explained how I do it in the field with the help of a speedContinue reading “Selective lighting in botanical photography”
The leaf of a monocot plant is characterized by major leaf veins running parallel.
Selective lighting and darkening the background are among my favorite tricks to make a flower picture stand out
Our circulatory system, our lungs, the tops and roots of trees, the rivers flowing to the ocean, and the evolution of life itself can be recovered as a branching pattern.