Photographing Plants and Flowers
A practical guide to photographing plants and flowers, in the wild, in the garden and in the studio Beautifully illustrated with over 300 inspiring ... Show synopsis A practical guide to photographing plants and flowers, in the wild, in the garden and in the studio Beautifully illustrated with over 300 inspiring colour photographs; Includes a section on digital image manipulations; The beauty and variety of the world of plants is extraordinary - from lichens so tiny that they can barely be seen by the naked eye to trees such as the giant redwoods that tower hundreds of feet above the ground, from the semi-abstract patterns of leaf veins or bark to the sculptural beauty of exotic orchids. Throughout this inspiring and informative book, Paul Harcourt Davies encourages the reader to 'see' the art and design of the plant world and to take photographs that are both accurate records of their subject and works of creativity. Packed with useful tips and techniques, it is destined to become the plant photographer's bible. As well as dealing with plants in the wild, the book also covers garden plants and provides hints and techniques for setting up a table-top studio. The book ends with a section on digital manipulations, exploring the creative potential of this new and exciting medium.