This is a research on creating landscape photography on plant subjects. Spring is blooming and high is the temptation of shooting single, static, wonderful objects like flowers and buds. However, where is the photographer interpretation in reproducing single objects? The creation of floral landscapes pushes the photographer to look for shape repetition, pattern development, light focusing, background uniformity, series building and contrast search. Below the results.
New and old
New on old
Needles and spikes
Leaves or flowers ?
Pictures shot with Nikon D800 in live view mode plus Nikon 50 mm f/1.4 G at its soft spot (f/5.6). Click each picture to enjoy full details.
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With an infrared filter mounted on my Nikon 50 mm f/1.4G on D800, here is a time lapse in a single merged picture (one shot every 15 seconds, selected). Notice the tree branches on the upper right corner.
The tropical greenhouses of Zürich Botanical Garden shot during the initial phase of the solar eclipse on 20.3.2015. Picture merging shot with D800 mounting the Nikon 16-35 mm f/4 (background) plus the 70-200 mm f/2.8 (sun) – camera settings: 1/8000 secs, f/22, ISO 25
Time lapse movie of the solar eclipse of 20.3.2015 in Zürich. Pictures shot with D800 + 50 mm f/1.4G + infrared filter
When fog and clouds shade your day, climb up the 3,000 meters of Titlis …
… whites and blues are there waiting for you!
Either for photography or skiing … or both!
Lazily swing above the slopes …
… and let gravity bring you 2,000 meters down.
Pictures shot on the move with the snow-proof Nikon D800 + 50 mm f/1.4G: click each picture to enlarge (9x-shot-panorama assembled with Hugin)
Liebe Cinderella, which shoes did you wear yesterday at the ball?
High heels or sneakers?
Plastic shoes ?!? … how will I ever find you again if I do not even recall your shoes?
Pictures shot on the shores of the Bodensee with D800 + 50 mm f/1.4G
Day and night tourists walk through the Lesser town streets of Prague. Here is the second part of my Prague souvenirs!
Song of the dispossessed
Shadows (above us)
Click each picture to enlarge and here is part 1 in case you missed it!
Charles Bridge, Golden Lane, Lesser Town, Powder gate … Prague world-famous places are flooded with zillions of tourists shooting zillions of picture of the city. So, here is the point of view of the city on them … will you be the next one ?
Bridging the gap
Dance it, baby!
One bait, many preys
Click each picture to enlarge and don’t miss part 2 coming soon.