Madison Indiana Photography

BackYard Flowers…Daisy

Here is a look at another variety of flowers that I grew in my backyard this year with the intention of using for photography, and this time it’s the Daisy, a very common yet beautiful perennial that is easy to grow and just as easy to photograph.

I am definitely not the best of gardeners and have killed my share of blooming plants in my garden, but this is one that not even I can destroy, I think these little beauties will be here long after the apocalypses along with the cockroaches !!

These lovely perennials have a structure very close to that of the coneflower but of a different color, and because of that color difference I used coneflowers and bee-balm as a background color for the daisies. With the white petals of the daisy set against the vivid colors of the perennials I was able to come up with a very cool color contrast. I planted these just for that reason and for once things turned out like I planned, that usually doesn’t happen very often lol !!

So I hope you enjoy me images and click on the image for best viewing ,thanks for stopping by !!

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August 23, 2013 Posted by | art, coneflower, flower photography, flowers, indiana photographers, life, macro photography, Madison Indiana | , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Backyard Flowers…Coneflower

Here are some images from my backyard flowers series and today’s subject is Coneflowers. These beautiful flowers have always been one my favorites to photograph they have a great photographic quality to them that lends to many hours of photography.

I really like the structure of the flower , from the erect posture of the flower itself to the long flowing petals in the bloom as well as the seed head that forms later. There are so many different ways to photograph this plant and they seem to last longer than any of my other flowering plants in my garden.

And then there is that incredibly vivid color that every plant has, truly one of the coolest blooms on any of all the cultivated flowers.

So if your looking for something to plant in your garden for looks and photographic quality you can’t go wrong with the coneflower. Thanks for stopping by and taking a look and as always click on the images for best viewing !!

 

 

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August 22, 2013 Posted by | art, coneflower, flower photography, flowers, indiana photographers, life, macro, macro photography, Madison Indiana, madison indiana photographers, madison indiana photography, nature, nature photography, photography, random, thoughts, West Street Art Center | , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

BackYard Flowers…Forget-Me-Knot

I spend hour after hour and travel many miles to bring you my photographs of the array of wonderful wildflowers that I capture, but now I think I will just sit back and share the easy ones, the ones from my yard.

I am not the worlds best gardener and I don’t have the time to treat them like I should but I do have a pretty good assortment of flowers that I am growing in my yard just for the days when I can just slide out the back yard and knock of a couple of images and slide right back into the comfort of my own home for a change !!

I try to stick to perennials like coneflower, black-eyed Susan and bee-balm. But this year I also went with a cool little annual I found at the nursery and I love the profusion of blooms these little jewels produce. Forget-Me-Knots seem to be an easy flower to care for and they produce vivid blue colors in their bloom that make for incredible images.

So if you are looking for a great flower for your garden and or as a photography subject  you might try this great little plant I think you will be glad you did. Thanks for stopping by and taking a look !!

 

 

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August 19, 2013 Posted by | art, coneflower, DSLR, flower photography, flowers, garden, indiana photographers, indiana wildflowers, life, macro, macro photography, Madison Indiana, madison indiana photographers, madison indiana photography, nature, nature photography, photography, thoughts, West Street Art Center | , , , , , , , | 10 Comments