Category: Flowers

Dancing Flowers

I’m always amazed with how well my iPhoneX captures images. In spite of low-light at the Dahlia display at Longwood Gardens, the images captured with my iPhone are well exposed and has nice focus throughout the flowers. With the second zoom lens option, the images are decent quality […]

White and Bright

It’s hard get white right. When photographing this beautiful Dahlia at Longwood Gardens National Dahlia show, I looked for flowers that offered curls in the center. With the variety of display, they were few and far in between. But this white one certain didn’t disappoint. Using the Lensbaby […]

A Creative Capture

This weekend I had the opportunity to visit Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square Pennsylvania. They were hosting for the first time the American Dahlia Society’s National show and it was an opportunity to see an incredible variety of dahlias that I had never seen before. Even though I […]

Finding Inspiration

Many a time I’ve been caught standing in the grocery store aisle just staring and an employee will stop and ask me if they can help me find something. I tell them I’m looking for inspiration and unfortunately it’s not easy to find. We can be stuck as […]

Create Yourself

A dear friend and faithful follower in my photography classes mentioned to me this past week that “Someone (meaning me) has taught her to not simply just take pictures, but to create images.” I’ve been thinking about her insightful comment quite a bit since then and she is […]

Twirling Sunflower

Sometimes the fanciest techniques that seem mystifying can actually be easily done with a Smartphone. One of these is creating an image with multiple exposures. When wandering in my garden this afternoon, I saw that the sunflower seeds that I planted in spring have finally begun to bloom. […]

It’s a Sunny Kind of Day

This weekend will be filled with floral photography workshops, first with Lotus blossoms at Kenilworth Gardens, and then the following day Sunflowers at McKee Beshers Wildlife Management Area. Preparation is always essential in photography and even more so when I’m leading people on a photo field trip. So […]