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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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Feb 24, 2018

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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Feb 18, 2018

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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Feb 18, 2018

These Heron Images Make Stunning Fine Art Prints Or Note Cards

I love my heron images from here on Vancouver Island. One particular pair of herons are always obliging models. They're relaxed and trusting while I photograph and talk to them.

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Jan 28, 2018

Visit the Alaska Botanical Garden In the Land Of the Midnight Sun

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

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Jan 18, 2018

Seasonal Pictures Reflect Changes In Both Ourselves And Nature

Seasonal pictures reveal more than obvious weather and flora transitions. As well, the drastically changing qualities of light may astonish you.

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Jan 12, 2018

Butterfly Photography Will Set Your 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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Jan 06, 2018

Shangri La Is Not a Fantasy

Doris Duke's stunning home and gardens in Honolulu is appropriately called Shangri La. A 60 year project claims 2600 pieces of Islamic art throughout the home, courtyards and gardens.

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Jan 04, 2018

Islamic Gardens, A Prelude to Paradise

Strict traditional architecture or a loose variation, Islamic gardens have a calm and mystical energy that enchants photographers.

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Dec 18, 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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Dec 17, 2017

Jeju Island - A Botanical Fantasy Island

Jeju Island is an immensely rich botanical environment with flowers and gardens in every direction. Stop often to photograph and admire the luxurious displays.

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Dec 11, 2017

Abkhazi Garden - Photographing The Garden That Love Built

Tranquil Abkhazi Garden was conceived from the Bolshevik revolution and World War II, a young lovers haven and a garden photographer's utopia.

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Dec 08, 2017

Six Mind-Blowing Yeomiji Indoor Gardens On Remarkable Jeju Island

Five phenomenal glasshouses shelter six Yeomiji indoor gardens. Photographers frequent the largest greenhouse gardens in Asia to capture the extraordinary botanical collections.

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Nov 07, 2017

Yeomiji Outdoor Gardens, Asia To Europe Without The Jet Lag

Yeomiji outdoor gardens delivers a French, Italian and Japanese garden along with several culturally significant Korean gardens.

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Oct 30, 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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Oct 21, 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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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 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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