- Use midday sun to "backlight" flowers OR put the camera low to the ground and use the sunlight to illuminate flowers from above (this is something suggested by photographer Darren Rowse at the DigitalPhotographySchool website);
- Use morning sun to capture things like dew or softer shadows; and
- Use late day sunlight to catch silhouettes of flowers instead.
5 Easy Tips For Photographing Spring Flowers
by Cody Johnson | Mar 16, 2012 | How Tos
If "April showers bring May flowers," it means that you are going to have to start getting ready TODAY if you want to be prepared to capture all of that blooming about to happen. This is particularly the case if you are not an experienced shutter bug. Why is it necessary to make preparations to just click some pictures of spring flowers? Just stop and think about this for a moment...do you know when you should head outdoors to make the images? The right time of day? If there is an "ideal" angle that you should use? Do you know how to actually compose photographs of flowers? "Okay," we hear you saying, "got it...flowers are not all that easy to photograph...even if they do stand still and look pretty most of the time!" Well, we are here to give you five of the best tips for making better photos of the flowers in their gardens, in public parks or even alongside the road!