Why flowers? Flowers have a fairly universal appeal. Flowers are small but mighty. Flowers can put a friendly face on a corporation, make a product appear more natural, give a person a boost, make an environment feel more welcoming, increase the allure to a travel destination, and add a sense of beauty to an event.
- [Instructor] Behold the mighty flower. Flowers can make a place seem a bit more welcoming. It can make a product seem more safe, more healthy, more restorative. Is this product natural? Well, of course it is, it has flowers in it. Flowers can put a friendly face on a corporation, lend a hand with romance, give someone a boost, increase the allure to a travel destination. Flowers have a fairly universal appeal. They're pretty, diverse, natural, and tough. Tough, you might wonder? Yep, they'll be around long after we're, that's right, pushing up daisies.
So let's take a deep breath, stop and not only smell the roses, but take a really close look at one of Earth's natural wonders.
First, brush up your botanical vocabulary. Then learn how to take your raw photos and start editing them into something more. Find out how to build texture, enhance color and tone, and direct focus to draw viewers into the areas you want to highlight. Susan switches between different apps on desktop and mobile, to show the strengths of each tool. Follow along to find the workflow that works best for you and your photographic style.
- Why we photograph flowers
- Editing to draw focus
- Enhancing texture and color
- Refining your story
- App hopping: Using the best tool
- Assessing your progress