All posts tagged: leaves

Beautiful autumn day

Skopje is beautiful any time of year, but autumn is a special time of year in the city on river Vardar. In autumn, the tree-lined riverbank and pedestrian walkways by the river become a sea of yellows and oranges and copper leaves. There’s just something special about this place in the fall. Last week, although a day trip and busy-visit I enjoyed short walk along the river in the most magical time of the year, capturing photos of pretty fall leaves and colors. Lens-Artists Challenge #172: A Day of My Week colors and letters

Redbud blossom

there are many busy bees on the flowers, abundant pink flowers and very few shiny bronzy heart-shaped leaves purplish pink flowers appear on old stems and branches before the leaves rosy-purple spring flowers, interesting tree with branches in all directions attractive ornamental tree, if the trees were poems this would be haiku colors and letters

Photographing blossom

On my morning walks I stop to make photos of blossoms. This is small shrub with green leaves and beautiful white blossom like a big bouquet, favorite for close up blossom photos. Zooming in helps a lot to make beautiful backround, zoom in and capture only the flowers with a nice blurred background. Sky is perfect background to avoid all the other branches. Delicate petals look best against vivid blue skies, or spring green leaves, contrast can give you the bright, pure feeling of blossom in full bloom. You can get close up and detailed photos of flower’s anthers, stamens and pollen. Another small shrub with white blossoms, like short green fence, also great for close up blossom. You can capture bees on flowers with great detail. Morning bright and soft (left) and afternoon light when the sunlight is golden (right) is best for photographing. Be creative and try flower photography – artistry. Try some different angles for more interesting images. Spring flowering trees are incredibly beautiful, but also flowering shrubs are great for close …