Flower Closeups

  • close up of bright orange rudbeckia flowers
    Design

    Stars in Keith’s Garden

    Keith Irvine is sharing photos with us today—some close-up looks at the stars of his Zone 3 garden in Oxdrift, Ontario. I struggled for years to get a decent mature…

  • clematis plant covered in light purple flowers
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    Flowers From Jennifer’s Garden

    My name is Jennifer Dixon. I live in New Brunswick in eastern Canada (Zone 4). I have been gardening on and off for five years now and really enjoy seeing…

  • close up of light pink herbaceous peony
    Design

    Jewel’s Peony Collection

    Today we’re visiting with Jewel Barkley. The pictures I have included are from my flower garden in Sea Girt, New Jersey. I have been growing peonies for about 10 years.…

  • close up of white dahlias
    Design

    Megan’s London Garden

    My name is Megan, and I live in Kentish Town, North London, England. When we moved into our house, our garden was a total shambles—crumbly brick walls, broken trellises, and…

  • close up of white and red parrot tulip from above
    Design

    Flower Close-ups From Lee’s Garden

    We’ve visited Lee’s garden in the Mohawk Valley in central New York before (Back to the Mohawk Valley), but today Lee is taking us to see it in a different…

  • close up of blue bearded iris flower
    Design

    More Close-ups in Hugh’s Garden

    A few weeks ago, Hugh Locke shared some beautiful close-up views of flowers from his garden in Montrose, New York (Close-ups in Hugh's Garden). Today we’re going to enjoy more…

  • close up of the center of a Crocus flower
    Design

    Close-ups in Hugh’s Garden

    Today's photos are from Hugh Locke. As cell-phone cameras have gotten better, I have been using mine to capture close-up images of the flowers in my garden in Westchester, New…

  • Viewing some flowers through the camera lens
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    How to Take Photos Like a Pro

    Over the past 30 years, I have been hired to photograph all kinds of things: over-the-top advertising images, breathtaking wild landscapes, and far-away city streets. But as a passionate lifelong…