You'll learn about different types of flowers, macro equipment basics, and the intricacies of shooting different floral varieties in the field and in the studio...
--Exploring Macro Worlds with Harold Davis. Harold Davis, award-winning photographer and best-selling author of more than 30 books, including The Photoshop Darkroom and Photographing Flowers
Hobbyist/advanced amateur photographers. Garden enthusiasts who want to document their horticultural endeavors. This book will also appeal to an audience that buys general macro and nature photography books.
With Photographing Flowers: Exploring Macro Worlds with Harold Davis,
- An authoritative guide to capturing breathtaking flower images
- Tips and techniques from master photographer Harold Davis
- Stunning photographs to inspire your creativity and give you ideas for your own flower photos
Capture stunning macro floral images with this gorgeous guide by acclaimed photographer Harold Davis. You'll learn about different types of flowers, macro equipment basics, and the intricacies of shooting different floral varieties in the field and in the studio.
Harold also shows you techniques in the Photoshop darkroom that can be applied to flower photography to help you get the most out of your images.
Beautiful and authoritative, this guide to photographing flowers is a must-read for every photographer interested in flower photography. Photographing Flowers
will also win a place in the hearts of those who simply love striking floral imagery.
"In this book Davis offers his knowledge and experience in the art of floral photography, presenting not only the results of his beautiful creations, but explanations of how each photograph was captured: the set up, the equipment and even the camera settings used for each brilliant image. The author takes you beyond the point of capture and discusses processing, both in a lab environment and digital post processing, as well as offers side-trips through history to learn a bit from the masters of art and photography, such as Van Gogh and O'Keeffe. Davis even goes so far as to share affordable and easy use studio setups which he has designed over the years. Using his techniques wonderfully artistic images can be created! For any photographer interested in floral photography - whether amateur or pro - this book will not only tutor them, but will inspire them."--San Francisco Book Review
Introduction: Why Photograph Flowers; Equipment and Lighting; One World Many Flowers; The Bee's Eye View; Flowers and Sensuality; Flowers in the Digital Darkroom; More About Flowers; Glossary; Index