My first shot.. not that interesting really! i was looking to capture the light and texture.. so i moved to a different angle and...
Today I picked a gladioli out the garden, to add routinely to an arrangement i already had in the lounge. When i had picked it, i noticed small rain droplets on the petals & was overcome by a photographic opportunity! Here's were i went,
Here's the result!..
I think that this is now my favorite gladioli shot!! My cat Silver aka "little silvi" just walked into the frame while i was playing with my angle & trying to get dimension to the petals..
Next image i focused on angle & switched my image to B&W, where i feel it gives a completely different feeling.
And finally, I've taken some inspiration from Andy Rouse http://www.foto-buzz.com/ & been consciously thinking about creative cropping. I took one image..
And made this...