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You know how so many people are disappointed in their flower photography?

I SOLVE THIS!

How do I do that?

I simplify the process of photography through easy to understand tips, hints and training on my website.

And, since learning should legally be fun, come with me on a garden photography tour here or far away. It's like... you know... a kids garden party with cameras.

That's right, I turn picture-taking into child's play... even for complete beginners. Heck, I got you covered even if your best camera's your iPhone!

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May 07, 2017

Dahlia Flowers Are Sassy, Flashy, And Irresistible

Study the dahlia flowers close up, from all angles, in different light, in all their glorious colours and shapes. Once you feel them, you're ready to photograph.

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May 04, 2017

A Flower Power Photography Workshop

Beginner or photography whiz, this workshop will raise your flower photography skills up a notch. Cell phone cameras cordially invited.

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Apr 28, 2017

Wildflower Photography - Images In Nature's Original Garden

For wildflower photography, take a day and hike a mountain or a few hours on the river bank. Only 30 minutes? Find the nearest dandelion and admire it through a macro lens..

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Apr 16, 2017

Your Home Photo Studio Can Be Easy, Inexpensive and a Lifesaver

A home photo studio allows you to photograph flowers when the weather isn't obliging or you want control over your masterpiece.

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Apr 03, 2017

Pictures of Tulips in Psychedelic Colour

How do you prefer your spring pictures of tulips? Dreamy and glowing or rich and vibrant? Have them any way you want. I'll show you how.

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Mar 24, 2017

Spring Bulbs Burst Into Living Colour

Spring bulbs mean it's time to brush up on your photography and get yourself and your camera out to the garden.

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Mar 23, 2017

Give Your Pictures of Flowers Your Personal Touch

Shooting pictures of flowers is only the beginning. Each flower has a story and Photoshop helps me tell it.

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Feb 21, 2017

Digital Camera Modes Offer Variety, So Ditch That Boring Auto

Understanding digital camera modes lets you to go beyond boring snapshots and take photographs you can be proud o.

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Feb 16, 2017

iPhoneography, May the iPhone Be With You

No more excuses for poor photos! iPhoneography is easy and fun. You may need some cool new apps and bitsy lenses to change it up.

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Feb 09, 2017

Correct Exposure Needs a Plan

The exposure triangle is made up of shutter speed, ISO and aperture. Manipulate these 3 to create the best exposure for your image.

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Dec 28, 2016

Orchid Pictures Are Best Taken Close Up

An excellent place to take orchid pictures is at botanical gardens. Travel to exotic places or treat yourself to an orchid plant and photograph at home.

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Dec 26, 2016

Yeomiji Botanical Garden Claims To Be Asia's Best. But Decide For Yourself.

Yeomiji Botanical Garden on exotic Jeju Island, has multiple indoor and outdoor gardens. Volcanic soil and hot, humid climate deliver a lush garden experience for nature photographers.

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Dec 21, 2016

Winter Pictures, Are You In Or Out?

Are your winter pictures suffering 'cause you can't stand winter's chill? Opt for a conservatory to bring you in out of the cold.

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Dec 18, 2016

Botanical Gardens. How Do I Love Them? Let Me Count the Ways!

The Italians gave us much more than wine and pasta! Like the first modern botanical gardens - a photographer's paradise!

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Dec 17, 2016

Flower Photography For the Soul

Nurture and grow your flower photography skills. Perhaps you'll join me on a garden photography get-away?

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Dec 15, 2016

We're At Butchart Gardens, Welcome To Eden

Vancouver Island is a garden paradise, and Butchart Gardens is the Promised Land for all flower loving photographers.

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Dec 11, 2016

The perfect lotus blossom picture pulses with spiritual energy.

The lotus blossom is the symbol of enlightenment and purity. How do you capture the image so it reflects the sacred quality of the flower?

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Dec 10, 2016

Painterly Photographs - Seaside Living Parksville Qualicum Beach

Seaside images of the fishing boats and animal life in the Georgia Strait are perfect for painterly fine art prints and note cards

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Dec 05, 2016

Learn Basic Photography Because You Can't Skip the Fundamentals

Invest the time to learn basic photography principles. Knowing the fundamentals is the difference between creating a powerful photograph or a bland snapshot.

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Sep 07, 2016

Visit Alaska Botanical Garden In the Land Of the Midnight Sun

Alaska Botanical Garden flourishes in the Chugach Mountains, displaying a dynamic mix of wild yet serene floral landscape.

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