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7 Guidelines for Better Flower Photography

The people over at Lightstalking say “One of the most consistently popular subject choices among photographers are flowers. In fact flower photography is also the subject of the most popular thread in our own forum. So we thought it was time to share some best practices for getting great photographs of this wonderful subject.” and this is my experience also, in any class that we teach if people can sneak in pictures of flowers they do. As a subject flowers offer a great deal to the photographer; colour of course, shape and form, texture, emotional resonance and they don’t speak back, act up and you can buy a fantastic bloom at your local florists and take it home for hours of fun.

This tutorial is useful and easy to follow

Once you have digested it’s tips you might like to have a go at the IGPOTY competition that I wrote about last week, here is the link to that post

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