Any serious photographer's dream is to capture flowers in an open field or use macro photography skills to photograph them. Photographing flowers is a difficult task, whether you are a professional or amateur photographer. It is crucial to distinguish fresh flowers from old ones when you shoot flowers in a studio. Before you take photos, it is important to get rid of damaged flowers, discolored stems, and other irregularities. Photography is best understood through the principles of flower backdrops.
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1. Identify the Subject
First, identify the subject. This means that you need to decide if you will shoot the whole flower, arrangement, or just a portion of it. Depending on your focus, you can shoot flowers. You may find yourself in a situation where you need to photograph the entire arrangement of flowers, including the vase, to show the subject. Similar to the above, shots that show the way of life are not required to show all the subjects. This type of photography is largely dependent on one's creativity and talent.
2. Use Pattern or Abstracting
The use of abstracting and patterns is a popular tip for photographing flowers. Instead of focusing on the entire flower, it is more interesting to view the flower as a single shape. This is when you look at the flower closely and pay attention to the shape of the petals, as well as the arrangement of the veins. A backlight behind the flower can help you get the best results for photographing veins. You can use artificial light, such as a candle or lightbulb to highlight veins and patterns.
Two simple techniques to achieve the best flower photos are abstracting and using patterns.