Angel’s Trumpet (Brugmansia). I processed this version to bring out more detail in the flower. For not quite so soft an effect I applied some treatments with Topaz Glow. This is my new go-to tool for bringing out the edges and details in flowers. This was photographed on a light box.
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We have two Angel’s Trumpet, or Brugmansia, plants in our yard in Rockport and one of them is still blooming. This photograph was taken using my new light box. Usually I take flower pictures without picking them, but I’m now trying this method of lighting flowers.
This beautiful tree is in the middle of the road in Skyline Ranch. Coming home when the headlights hit it after dark, I always enjoy seeing it lit up.
Magnolia, processed in B&W. A large magnolia tree lives in our courtyard and every spring provides us with a great deal of joy. Magnolias don’t bloom all at once like many blooming trees, but only a few at a time. Magnolias are very ancient trees, evolving before bees evolved, I just read. Before our bees started disappearing, when we first moved to Wimberley, the courtyard would reverberate with a very loud buzz as millions of bees enjoyed the magnolia blossoms. The silence is now deafening…