Now that the winter months are over, a new life awakens around us. Photography opportunities are as abundant as ever; stimulating both spirit and mind. Crocus and Daffodils emerge from the ground like shooting stars. The fresh scent of grass wafts through the air while delicate faces of pansies greet us with bursts of color.
Everywhere I look I see newly formed blossoms. The trees that have been stark and grey are now alive with fresh green foliage and young buds. With each new season comes a challenge to photographers to capture the beauty that they see before them in a new and exciting way.
If you always shoot extreme close-ups than try something new. Alternatively, if you always include backgrounds in your photos, try to move in tighter-maybe try an extension tube. Whatever it is that you usually do, change it up a bit. By using multiple flowers for the background and placing the stems in a rule of third position I was able to create a different look for my flower image above. I also liked the patch of green in the shot.