Or maybe he wants to provide endless photo ops so I can sell more photographs. Yup, that's probably it. Make some money, honey. ;-)
Because the only thing I shoot more than birds are flowers. I've never really analyzed why but I think it goes back to ~ I have always just shot what's in front of me. And, like with the whole bird thing, once I started carrying a camera on my morning walks, the flowers were just... there. So I shot 'em.
Once I realized how much I enjoyed the pops of color,
I began experimenting with different lenses. I started with a macro (105mm) but once I discovered Lensbaby lenses, it was all over. (If you know me, you know of my Baby Love... and that is a whole 'nother story for another day; but just an FYI ~ all of these were shot with either my Lensbaby Original or my Lensbaby 2.0 and macro filters.)
which I learned in photo-speak is referred to as bokeh. But I like to call it bokey. :) I would like to say I've always planned the light and the bokey, but usually it's just luck.
I started to notice how graceful the curve of a petal can be
And if the sunrise doesn't greet me with a smile, I can always count on my flowers to do that.
So Mornin' Peeps ~ here's a little sunshine for your day!