Dogwood Photography: Nature Photographs & Tips on Photographing Flowering Trees
A blog post dedicated to beautfiul dogwood flowers and tips on how best to capture flowering trees. As much of the US experiences early Spring cold snaps and snowstorms, this blog will provide glimpses of what is to come, flowering trees.
botanical portrait series: orange ranunculus
Some time last winter, I realized that I hadn’t been out shooting in months. For any number of reasons, I hadn’t even picked up my camera in months. I’m a photographer, isn’t that against the law or something? At the time, we were in a deep freeze here in Chicago so I didn’t relish the idea of shooting outside. Instead, I opted to go the Lightbox route and bring Spring to our home early by doing a series of macro photographs of flowers. It would give me the opportunity to keep my skills up without having to brave the elements. And so, the Botanical Portrait Series was born. I…
lotus flowers (the dark days in the life of an artist and learning from the lotus)
There are days, in the life of an artist, where frustration leads to questioning every decision. If we can embrace the struggle, and learn from the lotus flower, who blooms more beautifully from the deepest and darkest places, we can make that struggle worth something.