It's springtime again and, as you know, some of us love taking photos to flowers, but do we know all the rules we have to follow to end up having pieces of art in our gallery?
Below you have some ideas taken from http://digital-photography-school.com/photographing-flowers that you might be interested in.
I hope this journal's going to be useful!
1. Highlighting subjects
Let's start with a question: "What distractions are there in the background and foreground?"
Gardens are filled with all kinds of potential distractions. They might be the tool shed, a fence, other flowers, the clothes line etc. A decision needs to be made whether you want to include these elements or remove them from your shot. Either option is legitimate but in most cases you'll probably want to remove them unless they in some way enhance your shot.
There are a number of options open to you if you want to remove distractive elements:
move them some