Best Flowers and Garden Photography Books

1. Macro Photography for Gardeners and Nature Lovers: The Essential Guide to Digital Techniques

by Alan L. Detrick

Gardeners and nature lovers delight in taking pictures-especially close-ups of flowers, butterflies, and insects. And though advances in digital camera technology have made taking, storing, and sharing photos easier than ever, taking top-quality pictures requires familiarity with both digital technology and the general principles of photography. Macro Photography for Gardeners and Nature Lovers provides exactly the information that aspiring photographersâÄî…»

2. Photographing Flowers: Inspiration*Equipment*Technique

by Sue Bishop

Flowers are often a photographerâÄôs favorite subject, and this sumptuous manual covers all the practical skills and aesthetic considerations involved in shooting an array of blossoms. Whether the image is a close-up of a petal or a long shot of a landscape brilliantly in bloom, author Sue BishopâÄôs inspirational compositions celebrate color and form: they move beyond straightforward depictions of flowers into something more abstract, personal, and unique.…»

3. Fine Art Flower Photography: Creative Techniques And The Art Of Observation

by Tony Sweet

Acclaimed nature photographer Tony Sweet helps us to see a familiar subject through new eyes in this astonishing collection of flower photography. Ranging from the elegiac to the experimental, these pictures offer a kaleidoscopic survey of innovative photographic techniques--including multiple exposures and "slide sandwiching"--along with instructions for creating similar effects in your own photography. Perfectly balancing grace and spontaneity, Fine Art…»

4. Digital Flower Photography

by Sue Bishop

Flowers are an endlessly appealing subject, and todayâÄôs digital cameras make it easy to capture their beauty. But for the photographer who wants to progress beyond mere snapshots, Sue BishopâÄôs Digital Flower Photography offers an irresistible invitation to explore digitalâÄôs unlimited artistic possibilities. Covering equipment, basic and advanced techniques, and computer image processing in straightforward lessons, this is the ideal course for beginner or…»

5. The Art of Garden Photography

by Ian Adams

Every gardener who seeks to capture the fleeting moments of perfection in plants and gardens must inevitably turn to photography. In this remarkably clear and informative book, celebrated photographer Ian Adams provides detailed instruction in every aspect of the art and craft of garden photography, from selecting the right equipment to starting a garden photography business. Chapters include such topics as: Digital cameras Film and filters Sharpness and…»

6. The Art of Flower & Garden Photography

by Clive Nichols

This book is a superb illustrated guide to plant and garden photography from one of the world's foremost practitioners. Aimed at the many photographers who find their greatest satisfaction in capturing the beauty of plants and gardens, this lavish guide, featuring the author's own award-winning work, provides expert advice on all aspects of the subject. Topics range from close-up details and individual plant portraits to composing vistas that reveal the…»