Project 52 - Week 10
Many of you have seen my floral set up shots and know that I primarily take my flower photos inside with window light. That was not the case with this week's image.
A few weeks ago I bought the last remaining pots of poppies at the local nursery. The normal work flow involves bringing the plants inside to get a few images with the the foliage and buds. Pretty soon though, I am picking them apart and placing them in arrangements that I always think work better than what nature is giving me.
After photographing, I take what's left in the pots, place them outside and water them.
This last batch keeps on giving, which has been fun. The other day, I was out back enjoying a cup of tea and looked over and saw how the afternoon sun was lighting one of the plants. I quickly took a few shots with my phone, then grabbed my Nikon and a board from inside, and raced to catch what I was seeing before it went away.
This final image was processed in Photoshop. I used the "Glamour Glow", "Film Efex: Vintage" "Film Grain" and "Image Border" filters in Nik Color Efex
|©2013 Dianne Poinski|
While I do plan many of my "photo shoots", I love it when I take the time for "spontaneous captures" like this one!