marsh iris beauty (5 macro shots)

My wife and I adore irises a lot. Ten years ago, we planted about a dozen different interesting varieties of irises at our country house garden, and over time ... they all degenerated, stopped blooming. But wild-growing irises - we have two types of them on our site: purple and marsh yellow - they feel great, each year there are more and more of them.

2022-jun-7853w-s.jpg

Photographing irises is an interesting job; on the one hand it is not so easy to get a perfect capture, but on the other hand, no matter what photo you take, you still get a huge iris beauty in the end. Paradox?...


2022-jun-7857w-h.jpg

The beauty of a withering flower is characteristic of irises to the fullest.


2022-jun-7854w-h.jpg

Unfortunately, as I wrote above, other types of irises in our garden are no longer bloom and do not feel good, and I cannot take a fresh photo of their flowers; the variety of my shots is limited to small purple and yellow marsh irises. And garden, decorative varieties of irises look much more luxurious.

2022-jun-7861w-h.jpg


2022-jun-7842w-h.jpg

Group portrait. This is how these irises grow and multiply (they multiply perfectly!) in my country house, without requiring any care and extra feeding. Not like the pictures above, this capture I make with a wide-angle lens. It also has excellent bokeh, but - its advantages are that it shows the big picture in whole, but it is less successful for an individual portrait. "Feel the difference."

location: Vyritza, Russia June 2022 natural lighting
camera/lens: Canon 5D Sigma 150mm 2.8 raw-conv
f 2.8 t 1/400 ISO 100

sep1201.png

All images taken by me, copyright (c) @qwerrie
My posts at pinmapple.com
Thanks for visiting my blog!

feel.png

H2
H3
H4
3 columns
2 columns
1 column
12 Comments