I’m sure you’ve heard the old saying, “A picture speaks a thousand words” but have you ever looked inside of the incredible world of floral photography? Taking photographs of flowers is actually becoming one of the more popular areas within the creative industry and artists are wowing their audiences! Bright images with delicate accents and soft shading paired with dramatic landscapes are all being sold as top selling pieces in galleries across the world. The talent is endless which makes this an exciting time for art collectors and critics. Although premier floral photographs are tricky to get your hands on, it’s a great lesson for those who are interested in broadening their photography skills to include this genre. All it takes is a keen eye and a camera to catch spectacular shots of the beautiful horticulture surrounding us. Travel to your favorite scenic location or simply take a stroll through your summer garden to see what might catch your eye. If you’re looking for a little inspiration, here are a few examples from a few hand picked genius floral photographers who have recently been able to take their craft to an exciting new level. Who knows? You might just be the next Georgia O’Keeffe!
Andy Small, Wild Flower Meadow, RHS Wisley.
Sue Bishop, http://www.suebishop.co.uk/gallery
Wendy Kappy, wendykappyphotography.kappyworks.com