Tip of the Day: Make Your Flower Shots Look Painted

By shooting flowers in low light, you can create a subtle, painting-like quality shot. Raise your ISO and move in close to the flowers. Keep your hands steady and use ambient lighting to your advantage. If possible, use a tripod. Adapted from Quick and Easy Secrets to Create Winning Photographs Matthew Bamberg (Course Technology, 2009; $30)

By shooting flowers in low light, you can create a subtle, painting-like quality shot. Raise your ISO and move in close to the flowers. Keep your hands steady and use ambient lighting to your advantage. If possible, use a tripod.

Adapted from Quick and Easy Secrets to Create Winning Photographs Matthew Bamberg (Course Technology, 2009; $30)

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