Garden photography has always been, since the beginning of it, one of the most used photographic styles, made and displayed. Without a doubt, capturing the beauty of our environment and capturing those places that we love so much when we visit them is one of the situations in which photography becomes more used and patent. We will collect tips for understanding and achieving quality photographs of finished gardens and garden design in the UK.
Types of garden photography
First of all we have to know that garden photography is often associated with photography of finished gardens and garden design. The fact is that within this style encompasses all types of garden, whether it be natural gardening, urban, or any type of it. The best way to understand or resolve our doubt is always to realize what is the reason to photograph and therefore which will be the goal of the photo shoot.
That is why, due to this, and before starting to take a photograph of this style (and indeed of anyone) we should try to preview in our head, and with our eyes, the photograph we want to make. More if possible in this type of photography; in which the study of the area, hours, light and environment interferes with the final result of the shot.
The location of the garden design also matters a lot. Taking pictures of professional garden design in West London will be different than photos of a run down old garden in a poor area.
Night or day for garden photos
The choice between day or night will make factors such as natural or artificial lighting key in getting good garden pictures.
Garden photography can be associated with any type of ecosystem or environment, and therefore the time of the same matter. We must take into account in the preparation of it, although an area can be great for the day, at night it does not have to be, or vice versa.
The choice between day or night, will make factors such as natural or artificial lighting are very important when it comes to any of our alternatives. Needless to say at the time of using one or other parameters, or one or other accessories.
Garden photography is usually a discipline that usually requires one of the most extensive equipment. The main reason is the great variability of environments that we can face and the innumerable situations of it. In spite of everything, there is a basic and important equipment that we should never leave at home if we want to get a quality photograph.
There is a basic and important equipment that we should never leave at home if we want to get a quality photograph
The main thing to get a garden photograph will be to have a camera with BULB mode or at least one camera that we can configure with slow shutter values. Although we can get compositions or photographs with fast shutter values, the availability of this is important because we are going to face situations where light.