Tulips

I have been working on a series of Tulip imagery that I shot almost a year ago, and haven’t had the time to process before now. These were shot on my light box in a bracketed high-key sequence, so combining the RAW captures takes craft, effort and creativity—which is what it is all about, after all!

Tulip 1 © Harold Davis

Tulips 1 © Harold Davis

The tulips themselves came from the organic farmer’s market in North Berkeley that takes place each Thursday in the “gourmet ghetto.” I am looking forward to the coming of spring so that there are more wonderful flowers to shoot straight from the growers.

Tulips 2 © Harold Davis

Tulips 2 © Harold Davis

Once I have three or four of these Tulip images processed, I am looking forward to printing them. There is a brightness and optimism that they show that is very heartening—maybe these images even have healing qualities!

I think the series will make nice prints, possibly in a group or as an installation.

This entry was posted in Flowers, Photography.

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