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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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'Bee' amazed! Follow my flower photography blog and stay tuned to the tips, lessons, and freebies that blast your photography all the way to remarkable. And, watch for the latest news in flower and garden photography opportunities in far-away lands... if you have wander-lust like me.

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HERE ARE SHOOTPETAL.COM's MOST RECENT PAGES

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Oct 08, 2017

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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Sep 25, 2017

Butchart Gardens Is Vancouver Islands' Major Flower-Power Attraction

Vancouver Island is flower heaven and Butchart Gardens is the Promised Land for all flower loving photographers.

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Sep 22, 2017

The Water Lily Lives in a Magical Pond

The water lily is a delicate and enchanting flower. To get powerful photographs, wait for perfect light and strong reflections on the water surface.

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Sep 14, 2017

Butterfly Photography Sets My Heart A Flutter

Butterfly photography is a magical experience. Yes, they're hyperactive and challenging to photograph but, it's easier than you think.

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Sep 12, 2017

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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Sep 08, 2017

Poppy Flowers, Snazzy, Jazzy and Addictive

Poppy flowers blowing in an impressionist-coloured field or a single poppy are equally inspiring to a photographer. They are the 'flowers of possibility'.

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Aug 07, 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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Jul 30, 2017

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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Jul 20, 2017

Taking Pictures Of Wildflowers Is Therapy For the Soul

My pictures of wildflowers from around the world will give you different ideas for your flower photography. To make your images unique, try applying textures.

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Jul 13, 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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Jul 12, 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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Jul 10, 2017

Painterly Fine Art Flower Prints For Stunning Wall Art Or Note Cards

These fine art flower prints begin as photographs. Then a little magic! Choose to adorn your walls or share the love with note cards.

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Jul 05, 2017

Painterly Photographs Of 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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Jul 04, 2017

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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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 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 In 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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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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