Today I’ve added two new prints to my Sunflower gallery. These are fine art images, one in color and one in black & white. I was really taken with the shape and form of sunflowers a few months back and it resulted in a rather large body of work on the subject. There are a […]Read More Sunflower Photography: New Prints!
Today’s post is an update to my fine art photography catalog. I’ve spoken about the appeal of fine art flower photography before and these recent images reinforce the message. Tulips are pretty common in the genre, but with good reason. As usual, these images are all available as prints to be found here. Tulip Gallery at DESMONDMANNY.COM This […]Read More Tulips, Tulips, Tulips – Flower Photography
There are a few flowers I really enjoy photographing. Lilies, tulips, and rhododendrons are counted among that number. As a common photographic subject, flowers are appreciated for their variety of form, intricacy, and emotional connection. Few people don’t have some level of appreciation for flowers. It’s no wonder that flower photography is such a […]Read More Tulips – Flower Photography
The cherry blossom tree that I photograph every year made an early bloom. I was fortunately quick off the mark because it really didn’t last long. What is it about cherry blossoms? They are not the biggest nor the most robust of blooms. I think it has something to do both with their delicacy and […]Read More Sakura (2017)
I’m currently splitting my time between the Fujifilm X-Pro2 and X-T2 in the ongoing journey to mastery of each camera. My experience of the X-T2 is most pertinent to this post. Being closer in design to a modern digital SLR, in contrast to the X-Pro2’s rangefinder design, makes it very familiar with my having mostly […]Read More Fading Flowers No. 1
The final image of this series. I admit to enjoying flower photography for several reasons. Not least among the reasons I enjoy flower photography is that I am able to slow down and really look at the subject. Considering different angles, allowing the shapes of the flower’s structure to inform my decisions is almost meditative.Read More Tulip: Intimate #3
The second of three images featuring the humble tulip. As you can tell from this post and the previous one it’s all about detail and intimate consideration of the subject. Print AvailableRead More Tulip: Intimate #2
Flowers. It always seems to come back to the place flowers hold in our collective artistic subconscious. It is a well-deserved place of course; the flower is a triumph of nature. Flowers can be beautiful, fragrant, or unsettling (consider Amorphophallus titanum, commonly called the corpse flower). Photographically they may be a trope, but therein lies the […]Read More Tulip: Intimate #1