Flowers, Inspiration, Photography

Mapplethorpe’s Flowers

Aesthetically, my flower photographs look nothing like Robert Mapplethorpe’s flower photographs. ┬áHe took structured studio photographs of flowers in vases, set against strong light, or coloured backgrounds. I take photographs of wild flowers in the bush with backgrounds of moss, lichen, fallen bark, rotting leaves, bracken and whatever happens to be there. Yet when I […]

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