This collection of floral images represents a reawakening. In the early stages of my introduction to photography, my camera had laid dormant for a good while, as I adjusted to balancing this passion with parenthood and having a family. In addition to that, I was in a process of augmenting, my photographic technique with the introduction to the electronic flash, and developed an informed awareness of ambient illumination. I also took a plunge, romantically, into macro photography. Considering my timidity when it came to interacting with other people, I defaulted to exploiting inanimate objects for my initial subjects. This avenue opened up a virgin path for me to express myself photographically.
I was always fascinated with the beauty, order, and form evident in creation. And some of these images represent that pivotal awakening. Later image captures exhibit how I’ve attempted to improve in my abilities.
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