Goatsbeard Portraits

Posted: August 20, 2016 in Uncategorized
Here are two different styles of flower portraits.
This is a standard flower image, with the whole flower and stem in the frame, it’s nice but has been done a million times before. I have shot plenty of images with this style, but I try to find something interesting within the flower for a little more unique or interesting look.

Don’t be afraid to try cropping your flower tight to add more emphasis on a certain part of the flower. To me the most interesting part of this flower is the nice textures in the center area of the flower. I shot in tight to make the flowers center stand out more and pull your eye to the great details and textures. I angled the camera to get the diagonal line in the stem. Try making your flower shots more unique by finding something in a flower to show off, and shoot it tight.
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  1. Patrice Zinck says:

    Awesome shot! Thanks for the tips!

  2. I love what you did with this flower shot. I’m new to photography. I initially thought I was supposed to do all those boring shots with macro. I’m so glad to see I can do what I want. Love your work, Mike. It’s so creative.

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