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Nature photography up-close. Using a copy-bellows and lens setup that allows 1:1 (lifesize) images on the film plane at a distance of 10 ft. from the subject. An alternative technique to making macro-photos of plants, flowers, etc.
Added Info PHOTO TECHNIQUES May-Jun 1996 (v.17#3) pg. 20

Photographing gardens. Advice on techniques and suggestions on gardens worth photographing.

Natural light in garden photography. How to recognize and learn to use the sunlight at different times of day.
FINE GARDENING #19 May-Jun 1991 pg. 53
Added Info FINE GARDENING #20 Jul-Aug 1991 pg. 4

Guidelines for photographing a garden. Suggestions on films, lenses and techniques.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1986 (v.30#5) pg. 18

Photographing your garden. Tips from professional photographers.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1993 (v.37#4) pg. 30

Photographing your garden. Advice on equipment, film, light and controlling exposures.
HERB COMPANION Jun-Jul 1994 (v.6#5) pg. 57

How to photograph house plants. Some tips.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #597 Feb 1978 (v.74) pg. 64

Tips on photographing flowers.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Apr 1970 (v.34#4) pg. 54

How to take closeup photographs of flowers which are sharp throughout the image area using natural light. White sheets, mirrors and black cards help direct the light.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Mar 1983 (v.47#3) pg. 64

How to get bright, sharp and colorful flower pictures without that harsh, direct-flash look. Tips on taking flash pictures of flowers.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1984 (v.48#10) pg. 68

Tip: Use a piece of colored plastic laminate to isolate small flowers or plants from surrounding enviroment when taking close-up photos.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Jan 1985 (v.49#1) pg. 63

How to capture the essence of a flower by making in-camera multiple exposures.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Aug 1985 (v.49#8) pg. 48

Liven up color photos of flowers by filtering your flash with orange, red, or yellow filters.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Jun 1986 (v.50#6) pg. 16

Tip: Use a piece of colored cloth to conceal the background when taking a close-up of flowers
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Mar 1987 (v.51#3) pg. 52

The steamy side of flower photography. Photographing flowers in store windows is made more interesting by filming through the moisture and humidity that builds up on the inside of the windows. Some tips.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY May 1987 (v.51#5) pg. 38

Flower-shooting techniques that combine the convenience of studio photography with realistic settings.
MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY Jul 1987 (v.51#7) pg. 8

Exploring flowers. Simple tools and techniques which assist in the close-up photography of flowers.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Jun 1979 (v.8#2) pg. 46

How to photograph mushrooms close-up.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Oct 1979 (v.8#6) pg. 53

Another flower article. How to photograph wildflowers in their natural surroundings.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Jul 1981 (v.10#3) pg. 43

Flowers close-up. How to make and use an improvised setup for photographing enhanced flowers and other small objects close-up.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Oct 1981 (v.10#6) pg. 75

Mystic leaves. How to take highly detailed close-up photographs of plant leaves.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Dec 1981 (v.10#8) pg. 65

How to take "underwater" photos of flowers by immersing them in a fish tank, bottle or other containers.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Feb 1983 (v.11#10) pg. 70

Flowers. More tricks to photograph an old favorite.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Apr 1983 (v.11#12) pg. 26

How to photograph flowers, weeds, leaves, etc. that have been frozen in a thin sheet of ice.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Dec 1983 (v.12#8) pg. 55

Through a butterfly's eye. Simple equipment modifications for making soft-focus close-up photographs of plants, flowers, etc.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Apr 1985 (v.13#12) pg. 42

Getting the spirit of flowers. How to photograph flowers with an emphasis on the soft, delicate character of a blossom.
PHOTOGRAPHIC May 1986 (v.15#1) pg. 76

Stay-at-home photo excursions. One camera and one lens is all you need to take great photos of common objects (birds, flowers, raindrops, etc.).
PHOTOGRAPHIC Mar 1988 (v.16#11) pg. 54

Pure light. Creating Renaissance lighting for photographing a classic flower arrangement.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Aug 1988 (v.17#4) pg. 34

Low-tech macro. Homemade gadgets for perfect outdoor lighting when taking closeup photos of flowers, leaves, etc.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Apr 1990 (v.18#12) pg. 66

Flowers over glass. How to produce factual and attractive photos of fresh flowers by laying them on a clear glass background and backlighting with reflected natural light.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Mar 1991 (v.19#11) pg. 36

Flowers in window light. How to make stunning indoor photos of flowers, both macro and regular, by controlling the natural light which comes through a window.
PHOTOGRAPHIC May 1992 (v.21#1) pg. 106

Wildflower photography techniques.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Jun 1992 (v.21#2) pg. 82

Photographing flowers indoors during the winter at your local greenhouse or conservatory. Tips on equipment, film, lighting, etc.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Feb 1994 (v.22#10) pg. 32

Petal art. Make unique photos by arranging flower petals into unique designs.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Apr 1994 (v.22#12) pg. 81

Photographing white flowers against a separately lit background lets you change the color of the background (using light filters) without affecting the subject.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Jul 1994 (v.23#3) pg. 54

Mylar magic. Incorporating reflections from a Mylar mirror into close-up photos of flowers.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Feb 1995 (v.23#10) pg. 41
Added Info PHOTOGRAPHIC Jul 1995 (v.24#3) pg. 4

Plants of a different color. Making close-up photos of non-flowering plants.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Apr 1995 (v.23#12) pg. 28

Potted florals. Tips on photographing potted plants.
PHOTOGRAPHIC May 1995 (v.24#1) pg. 37

How to take great pictures of flowers. Some tips.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Jul 1995 (v.24#3) pg. 60

How to take great pictures of flowers using a point-and-shoot camera.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Apr 1997 (v.25#12) pg. 12

How to take beautiful flower pictures with a point-and-shoot camera.
PHOTOGRAPHIC May 1998 (v.27#1) pg. 46

Tips on photographing wild flowers.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Jul 1966 (v.59#1) pg. 22

Tips on close-up photography of mushrooms, mosses, lichens, etc.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Aug 1974 (v.75#2) pg. 78

How to take close-up flower pictures with a macro lens.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Feb 1980 (v.86#2) pg. 36

Nature studio. Bring the outdoors inside where you can be in control. Tips on close-up photography of flowers, fruits, vegetables, and other natural subjects.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Aug 1985 (v.92#8) pg. 50

Tips on photographing flowers in a simple studio setup in such a way as to isolate each flower and make it "float" in space.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Aug 1986 (v.93#8) pg. 44

Light of spring. You don't need a lot of hardware to photograph flowers. All it takes is careful technique and a sensitivity to light.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY May 1987 (v.94#5) pg. 38
Added Info POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Jul 1987 (v.94#7) pg. 16

Macro floral photography. Tips on films and techniques for great colors. Includes ideas on some abstract approaches.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY May 1989 (v.96#5) pg. 28

Inside flowers. Advice for taking close-up (macro) photos of flowers. Includes information on lighting, bracketing exposures, etc.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Jul 1991 (v.98#7) pg. 46

How to photograph flowers. 10 tips for shooting good flower pictures. 5 tips for lighting flowers.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 1994 (v.58#10) pg. 53

Advice from professional nature photographers on shooting plants and flowers. Includes tips on taking close-ups of sunflowers.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Nov 1995 (v.59#11) pg. 46

Photographing wildflowers. Some tips.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY May 1998 (v.62#5) pg. 24

Using selective focus for flower close-ups.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Jul 1999 (v.63#7) pg. 94

Photographing flowers. Take a bold approach to photographing wildflowers.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY Apr 2001 (v.65#4) pg. 44

Frozen fantasies. How to freeze flowers in a thin block of ice and photograph the result using back lighting.
RANGEFINDER Jan 1990 (v.39#1) pg. 42

Close-up photography on a budget. How to study insects and plants using a camera and simple accessories.
SCIENCE PROBE! Nov 1992 (v.2#4) pg. 87

Shooting outdoors with macro lens. An overview of the various equipment options to produce good-quality close-up photos of flowers and other natural objects.
SHUTTERBUG #271 Apr 1993 (v.22#6) pg. 62

Photographing wildflowers. A collection of 15 tips to improve your close-up photos.
SHUTTERBUG #274 Jul 1993 (v.22#9) pg. 33

Top accessories for close-up flower photography.
SHUTTERBUG #283 Apr 1994 (v.23#6) pg. 82

A spring paradise in November. Photographing flowers indoors at a conservatory or greenhouse. Advice on equipment, lighting, composition, etc.
SHUTTERBUG #290 Nov 1994 (v.24#1) pg. 93

Wild about flowers. Tips on taking pictures of wildflowers. Includes idea for a simple ground-level camera support and a portable light diffuser.
SHUTTERBUG #306 Mar 1996 (v.25#5) pg. 20

Flower garden photo techniques. Ten tips to capture more effective images of colorful spring flowers.
SHUTTERBUG #308 May 1996 (v.25#7) pg. 86

Fabulous flowers. Tips on taking close-up photos of flowers.
SHUTTERBUG #320 May 1997 (v.26#7) pg. 90

Stalking the wild petunia. Tips on getting started photographing flowers.
SHUTTERBUG #321 Jun 1997 (v.26#8) pg. 110

Wildflower photography tips.
SHUTTERBUG #333 Jun 1998 (v.27#8) pg. 10

Ode to a leaf. 20 pointers for taking outstanding macro photos of fall colors in leaves.
SHUTTERBUG #349 Oct 1999 (v.28#12) pg. 40

April showers. Techniques for photographing spring flowers.
SHUTTERBUG #367 Apr 2001 (v.30#6) pg. 138

Tips on simple devices you can improvise to make photographing flowers with a 35mm camera easier.
SUNSET Sep 1979 (v.163#3) pg. 182

Cultvating garden photo skills. Easy but effective techniques for better photos of flowers and gardens.
SUNSET Jul 1995 (v.195#1) pg. 62