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“Dream in colours, for hues are vibrant. Paint each day with a smile. In days of past, don’t grieve; Make new deposit to the pleasant memory bank! Let your life be a reason for others to LIVE.” ― Somya Kedia Once more, the effects of the black background surprised me. When I selected this carnation from a bouquet, I did so because I saw some potential for a very ‘punchy’ image. The… Read More

Here is my entry for Del Monte Y Mar’s Tuesdays of Texture Challenge Week 7 of 2017, Valentine’s Edition. With all the floral photos I’ve been posting lately, this one does not seem that much different, except the carnation has beautiful texture in its ruffled petals. So, I decide to combine Valentine’s and texture in one photo. I hope you enjoy it. Nikon D800 Tamron SP AF 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro 1:1 (272ENII)@90mm 1.6sec,… Read More

“Kind words and tender affections will not save me from this lake of woe and misery, but they may be enough of a buoy to prevent my drowning.” ― Richelle E. Goodrich I’ll call this a ‘rescue’ from a less than wonderful bouquet. To get subjects for my floral shots, I tend to stop by local shops and pick up a fresh bouquet every few weeks. Then, I pull the bouquet apart… Read More

“Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy” ― Isaac Newton A very simple subject today, a single carnation blossom. I’ve actually avoided photographing it as I felt I could not bring out the texture of the ruffled blossom. But, in the right light and with a bit of patience, I was able to produce an image that I was pleased with. This is what I would classify as a… Read More