Today I photographed my wild wedding bouquet. I had to preserve the explosive colors. And so beginning, I took naturally lit macro shots of veiny textures and vivid colors. During the process, I felt a bit lazy and snap shoty. Im just coming off the bliss of my honeymoon in a woodsy cottage with two of our kids. I haven't been behind the camera in a few days except to shoot a couple of bugs. I experimented with the multiple exposure settings and (of course) off camera electronic flash outdoors. Nothing compares to the colors and contrast that can be created this way. It always takes a little work to light subjects this way but it is worth it to me.
Since my bouquet was also beginning to soften and wilt, the pressure was on to preserve it. I'm happy I took the time because it now has a permanence symbolic of my new commitment <3