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Flowers on Black Foam Core

Asher Kelman

OPF Owner/Editor-in-Chief
Tony,

What a great and simple approach! This fits in very much with how you light to contain interest in birds with making dark backgrounds!

Your technique is especially good in helping define the complex and more unusual flowers.

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Here being so meticulously explicitly and bold is magnetic in attracting our attention!

You have peaked my interest. I already use black backgrounds for most of my work with nudes and flowers!

I might, perhaps use this very simple setup With just a common flower, but adding a salamander, butterfly, preying mantis or hamster!

Asher
 

Tony Britton

Active member
Tony,

What a great and simple approach! This fits in very much with how you light to contain interest in birds with making dark backgrounds!

Your technique is especially good in helping define the complex and more unusual flowers.


Here being so meticulously explicitly and bold is magnetic in attracting our attention!

You have peaked my interest. I already use black backgrounds for most of my work with nudes and flowers!

I might, perhaps use this very simple setup With just a common flower, but adding a salamander, butterfly, preying mantis or hamster!

Asher
Hi Asher,

Yes, this type of project is quite easy to setup. I practiced with flowers against the foam core, as they're easier to light, before attempting the more challenging seashell shots that I've posted here.

Tony
 

Tony Britton

Active member
They really do pop! Very beautiful, I especially like the peony! :) Maggie
Thanks very much for commenting. It's a fun project, to be sure!

I hope everyone here follows the link to your work, which you include in your signature. Among the finest technically and artistically sublime photographs I've ever seen. We can all draw inspiration from your beautiful work.

Tony
 
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Thanks very much for commenting. It's a fun project, to be sure!

I hope everyone here follows the link to your work, which you include in your signature. Among the finest technically and artistically sublime photographs I've ever seen. We can all draw inspiration from your beautiful work.

Tony
Gosh, Tony, that is extremely kind to say, thank you! :) Maggie
 

Asher Kelman

OPF Owner/Editor-in-Chief
A lot of fun!


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Asher Kelman: “Dry Harvest”

Grabbed my dry grass, leaves and seed pods! But I need to get live flowers too!

Asher

 

Asher Kelman

OPF Owner/Editor-in-Chief
Wonderful Asher, I like the little inclusion of wheat strands on the tabletop. The spots on one of the those leaves is intriguing; something from a bug? Whatever it is, doesn't matter, very nice composition! :) Maggie
Thanks. Maggie,

Those white patches: probably a virus infection of the leaves but I really don’t know. It’s very handsome though!

Asher
 
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