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Springtime Means Flower Time!

With springtime here that means many people will be out planting flowers and making there properties look better as well as adding a beautiful aroma to the neighborhoods around the world., flowers come in all sorts of colors and shapes as well as different smells making every flower unique to its kind.As stock photographers we often question ourselves if we need to add any flower images to our portfolios since the market is so saturated with them, well the answer is yes because adding flower photos... continue reading

My first experience with macro photography

A couple of years ago somebody showed me some pictures of macro photography. They looked interesting, however, it did not resonate with me. Now, many years later, I read some booksand looked at videos on Youtube. It turns out that macro photography is a lot more than taking pictures of plants and insects and laying on the ground. So, there was a growing interest.After realising that my regular lenses would not suffice, I looked at possible cheap adjustments:- close-up filters are put on a regular... continue reading

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

I have many interests when it comes to photography.The first and foremost is my family.The next I always come back to which is flowers.  As I have told my husband they make my heart smile.  When taking pictures of Flowers try to get different views.  I try to not have to edit most photos, I submit as is, but then there are some I just love fooling around with in photoshop elements or photodirector  Do you have a favorite editor? If so what?  ... continue reading

EXOTIC FLOWERS PEER COMPETITION! -EXOTIC FLOWERS FOR DESIGNERS TO SEE

YOU NOTICE THAT IT IS REALLY DIFFICULT TO GET FLOWERS ACCEPTED ON DREAMSTIME?Do you notice it is even more of a challenge to get them sold?I challenge all the photographers on here to send the most exotic flowers you have on your portfolio right now that have not sold yet put them together here on this blog so designers can find all of the cool exotic flowers in one batch so we stand out from the millions of files that nobody seems to notice because there is so many same old same old in a... continue reading

Wonderful flowers of bilberry berry.

 I live in Karelia. This place is very rich in its forests and natural resources, as well as berries from which one of the most delicious and beautiful is the cowberry. It grows very small and imperceptible bushes, if they can be called so. There is a lot of color on it and they are very beautiful. I did not see them often, did not pay attention to them. This year they met me and took their photo. continue reading

Beautiful blue summer flowers.

 These summer flowers are often found in our region. They are called lilacs. Their color and variety is impressive. To highlight their delicate color I made a photo on a white background and added some seeds of dandelions. The seeds of dandelion symbolize and associate ease so easily flying in the wind. Combination of this realized a certain picture - as if the flowers lie under a light blanket. continue reading

The Stories Behind My Three Most Popular Images

My three most popular images - based on views - probably don't have a ton of views or likes in comparison to some of the more established, well downloaded images you can find on this site. Some of the photos here absolutely blow me away, and make me want to find great shots like them. But, with only about a month of solid trying behind me, I have had a few images that got a good number of views. I'd like to share with you how each of those images came to be. Young Girl With Vivid Orange Flowers... continue reading

Dahlias are my favorite flowers

 Dahlias are my favorite flower.Most of my dahlia photos were photographed at The Dahlia Garden in Golden Gate Park on the grounds of the Conservatory of Flowers in San Francisco. The City's official flower is the dahlia.Some of my favorite dahlias are Carmen Bunky, Victoria Ann, Happier (which I've included in this post) and Veca Lucia.My favorite dahlia poem was written by Lord Holland for his wife Lady Holland.This poem was written by Lord Holland to his wife Lady Holland.... continue reading

Weekend findings

Over the weekend My husband and I love to just drive around.We took a Drive to Bernadotte Illinois.Bernadotte has a Café there which we like to frequent Great food, Great people.They also have an old Telephone booth, I know some of you probably weren't aware there used to be such a thing unless you saw it in movies. Also has Old bridge. While on our drive we saw this Beautiful Barn and Outhouse. This Beautiful Butterfly! One more just for the sheer... continue reading

Why Not?

When your driving down the road and you must stop to take a photo.I am constantly scanning and looking for that special photo.When I saw this shed and the beautiful purple flowers.I just couldn't resist a closer look with my camera in hand.I was thinking do these people driving by think I am a freak.Like I care but what is it that they call a person who needs to photograph just about everything.Love this Life of Mine.       continue reading

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