Continuation of yesterday’s lighting technique

Inland sea oats
Inland sea oats

I followed the same technique as yesterday’s Bloody Mary pictures to take some shots of plants in my front yard. It was a little more difficult to perform this operation in just sunlight as opposed to using an artificial light source in that I can’t control the sun.

I had to make sure there was lot of light on the item I wanted in focus and substantially less light on the background. And then I used a very fast shutter to make sure only the brightest objects were recorded clearly.

Pink Turk's Cap
Pink Turk’s Cap
Red Turk's Cap
Red Turk’s Cap

These native plants grow in the xeric shade garden on the east side of my house.

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