I photographed this sunflower as part of an ongoing project for a client. To achieve the simple look of this image, I improvised a studio in a sunny room in the house and used a black velvet background. I then manipulated the shades to light just the flower.

[Nikon D300, approximately 100mm in 35mm terms, 4/5 of a second at f/32 and ISO 100, tripod mounted.]

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