Through the Lens: Flowers
by Gabby Salazar
Flowers are one of the most commonly photographed subjects because of their bright colors and remarkable shapes. You can find flowers everywhere — in your backyard, in front of your school, or growing wild at a National Wildlife Refuge near you. It is a challenge to make a unique picture of a flower. When I first look at a flower I am tempted to get close and make a simple picture of the bud. Instead, I push myself to see the flower in new ways and you can too using the following tips:
Gabby Salazar is founder and editor of the online magazine Nature's Best Photography Students, where young people may submit photos for contests and online publication, blog with each other about nature photography and view student photo galleries.
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