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.
Tag: Botanical Photography
Lotus photography, William Land Park
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.
Pacific Dogwood Flowers at Big Trees
“When life gives you lemons, make lemonade” Popular saying. On Mother’s Day, May 8th, and on Mon, May 17th, I walked the South Grove… Read more Pacific Dogwood Flowers at Big Trees
Fading beauty photography
The Only Constant in Life Is Change.- Heraclitus The other day, after noticing how the flower above had turned into… Read more Fading beauty photography
Selective lighting in botanical photography
“If you want something to look interesting, don’t light all of it.” John Loengard In a previous post, Spring Musings, I… Read more Selective lighting in botanical photography
Spring Musings in black and white
You can use color filters to obtain the black and white image you want straight out of camera. A filter will lighten the color that is the same of its own color.
Anatomy of a monocot leaf
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.