Question on Photography of our flowering bulbs

Diane Whitehead
Wed, 07 Jan 2009 11:20:42 PST

You can take two pictures: ungroomed and groomed.

   I take a picture of the whole scene to show the terrain, then a bit  
closer to show the type of vegetation, closer again to show the entire  
target plant, then various close-ups of flowers, leaves, any  
identifying aspects (which differ for each kind of plant).  I groom  
the site for some of the close-up photos, but some of the messy stuff  
is important for understanding the plant you are photographing.  For  
example, a pine cone that has fallen next to it gives important  
information about where the plant grows.

Diane Whitehead

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