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.
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.
I am looking forward to the Art Farm Gala on October 16, 2021, where I hope to have a piece sold off.
While in Brazil, I started a project photographing decaying leaves, which I will continue to execute and talk about in future posts.
I give a brief introduction to the Frames Photography app, a link to download it, and show two photographs I have recently submitted.
One of my favorite trees for photography in the Atlantic Rainforest of Brazil is the Embaúba (Cecropia). In this post I talk about this leaf and give tips on how to photograph it.
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.
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.