Heart of the Flower by Virginia Allain
My Flower Close-Up Photos
It didn't stop there. Soon I took the camera everywhere with me; for walks, shopping, visiting friends. You never know when you might see a flower to capture with the camera. Now I have thousands of photographs and I've picked out a few to share with you here.
You'll see my photos of lovely flowers taken from all different angles. I think some of my best are the ones where the camera focuses in on the heart of the flower.
Day Lily Macro - Photo by Virginia Allain
I'm really happy with the elements of this one (the raindrops on the flower, the intense color against a dark background, the lines formed by the petals radiating outward).
My Rose Photos
A Rose Is A Rose.... - Photos of Roses Taken by Virginia Allain
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Pure White - Flowers Photographed by Virginia AllainClick thumbnail to view full-size
Where Do I Find Flowers to Photograph?
I take my camera everywhere with me. I might photograph a flower in a vase at lunch in a restaurant. Maybe I'll capture some flower pictures in the garden center at Lowe's or in the fresh flower cooler at Walmart.
In summer, when I take a walk around the neighborhood, I take photos of lovely flowers that I see. I've never had anyone chase me away. Don't go into someone's yard, just get pictures from the sidewalk.
Pretty Purple Posies and Foliage - Photos by Virginia Allain
My Tips for Taking Flower Photos
- Photographing Flowers
I fell in love with taking close-up photographs of flowers. With my camera, I can capture a flower and keep it forever. It appears on my computer screen larger than life with every detail of petal, dew drops and pollen there for me to see. Maybe...
Pink Tulips - Photo by Virginia Allain
Although I love macro photography, sometimes I take a broader view. Aren't these beautiful?
I'm Inspired by Other Photographers Like This One - Short Video of Flower Macro Photos
Do You Take Flower Photos?
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Mellow Yellow Beauties - Flower Photos by Virginia AllainClick thumbnail to view full-size
Don't Steal These Photos
You must ask permission if you want to use one of these photos on your web site.
Anyway, wouldn't it be more fun to take your own pictures!
Red Flowers - Photos by Virginia Allain
Another Photography Page by Virginia Allain
- Take a Fall Photography Walk
Autumn has perfect weather for a walk with your camera. There's plenty of colorful subjects to photograph. Here are tips for making the most of your fall photo walk.
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