It’s been cut, it’s been forced, it’s flowering…might as well get artsy with it. I shot this vase of forced Forsythia through a grey background using just the ambient light from a side window which allowed me to expose the window behind the background. Then, to give the background a brushed metallic look to complement the stool, in Photoshop I added a layer of Adobe Paper Texture Pro just over the grey background, masking out the flowers, vase and stool.
I had such great fun shooting this session with Miss Claire! All you need to do is hand this girl a prop and, well, just check out the images below.
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Nikon D810 Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8 1/200 sec f/11 70mm ISO 100
If the cold and snowy weather outside is not conducive for spring flowers, you need to buy a bunch and bring them into the studio to photograph.Read More