Monday, April 13, 2020

Garden Perspectives! Grape Hyacinth

"Grape Hyacinth"  (C) Allen Pearson Photography
"Grape Hyacinth"
(C) Allen Pearson Photography

In the early days of my photography, I considered myself an "Artist Photographer." What that meant to me was that I photographed my subjects, mostly nature, as I saw them. I didn't know a lot of the skills which many photographers had. Also, some of my compositions were different than others might do!

At the time, I participated in many art exhibits, shows, and outdoor festivals. I was participating in several local art groups too. In one of the societies, I was selected to head the annual Photography Show which was usually held in July. I arranged the photographer who would judge the event and a few other odds and ends.

For that show, I entered my macro image titled "Grape Hyacinth!" Wouldn't you know, I got an "Honorable Mention!" The photographer who judged the show told me later that I would have gotten a better award if I weren't the one who arranged the show. I appreciated knowing that.

When I decided to begin sharing some of my older images in my early collection of Garden Perspectives, this one is one of my favorites.

To see my work including the Garden Perspectives Gallery, please visit Allen Pearson Photography.

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