Finding the Right Perspective to Gild the Lily.

Finding the right flower was easy. Finding the right perspective was not. All last week I wanted to photograph a lily in the garden. Each day I tried, but the light was wrong, or the background was cluttered, or it was too breezy, or insects kept landing on it. I Read more…

Perspective: A Rose after the Rain.

From my immediate, personal perspective the rain today was annoying as it put us off going for a walk. However, my perspective changed when I saw how beautiful the raindrops looked on this newly formed rose…… …….and also on this emerging Marguerite : No rain, no flowers! This post was Read more…

A Child’s Love of Flower Photography.

We have a promising young photographer in the family. She is seven years old and loves flowers. I haven’t seen her due to lockdown and social distancing, but she has been sending me lots of photographs of the flowers in her garden and in her local park. I’m proud to Read more…

Lockdown Photography: Looking Closely at Lupins

“Photography helps people to see“. Berenice Abbott, American photographer (1898-1991) The words of this great American photographer often come to mind when I am indulging my passion for macro photography. The other day I was in the garden, admiring a clump of lupins from the comfort of my sun-lounger: Having Read more…

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