Pink & White Tulip © 2017 Patty Hankins

In the Studio: Pink & White Tulips

I recently photographed a set of pink & white tulips in my studio. What I found most fascinating about this set of blossoms was the little petals in the center of the flowers that curved over the stamens. I hope you enjoy seeing this set of tulip photos.                    

Lavender Poppy Anemone © 2017 Patty Hankins

Introducing Seven New Photos for Spring!

I wanted you to be the first to hear that I’ve added seven new photos for spring to the store on my BeautifulFlowerPictures.com website. The new photos include three tulips photographed in my studio,     two close-up photos of flowers,   and two black and white photos of Live Oak Trees         You can see them all in…

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Catemaco Lily © 2017 Patty Hankins

Lovely Lilies

I love seeing the big beautiful Asiatic lilies at local botanical gardens. I’ve been going through my files editing up some of my lily photos. I thought I’d share some of them with you today. Vendome Lily Spectator Lily   Catemaco Lily   Crystal Blanca Lily Nova Zembla Lily     Tollo Lily

Brick Patterns, Armstrong Park, New Orleans © 2017 Patty Hankins

Photos from the Road: Armstrong Park in New Orleans

On my recent trip to New Orleans, I spent some time at Louis Armstrong Park in New Orleans. This wonderful park honors Jazz Great Louis Armstrong and his amazing music. These photos are just some quick edits of photos I did while I was on the road – at some point I’ll go back and do more comprehensive edits on…

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What a Difference an F-Stop Makes

I recently got an email from a novice photographer commenting on how they liked that in some of my photos just one flower is in focus – and in others – everything is in focus. And they wanted to know how I got my photos to look like that. Did they need Photoshop or was there another photo editing software…

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Pink & White Ranunculus ©2017 Patty Hankins

In the Studio: A Few More Ranunculus Blossoms

Recently I shared some photos of a set of pink, purple and white ranunculus flowers that I photographed in my studio. I thought I’d share the rest of the photos from that studio session with you today.            

Fifth Dimension Hibiscus © 2017 Patty Hankins

Beautiful Hibiscus Blossoms

I always love seeing (and photographing) the Hibiscus blossoms at Longwood Garden. They always have several varieties on display and recently they’ve added some new varieties to the front row of the conservatory – which means – new and different hibiscus blossoms to photograph in addition to some old favorites I thought I’d share some of the hibiscus blossoms I’ve…

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Live Oaks at Audubon Park, New Orleans © 2017 Patty Hankins

Photos from the Road: New Orleans

I’m back from a wonderful photo trip to New Orleans. I headed down just after Mardi Gras for a few days. I spent my time listening to music, exploring neighborhoods, cemeteries, and parks, seeing art and eating amazing food! I thought I’d share a few of my photos  from my trip and an exciting announcement)  with you today    …

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Cemetery Angel, Longwood Cemetery, Kennett Square, PA © 2017 Patty Hankins

At Longwood Cemetery in Kennett Square, PA

Not long ago as I was heading into Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsyvlania, I spotted an angel statue in a cemetery not far from the entrance to the gardens. So, of course, I had to stop on my way home after photographing at the garden! There was just one angel statue in the cemetery, and you can imagine my…

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Purple & White Ranunculus ©2017 Patty Hankins

In The Studio: Beautiful Ranunculuses

Late last year I photographed some wonderful ranunculus blossoms in my studio. They were white flowers with either pink or purple along the edges. I thought I’d share some of my photos from that afternoon with you today.             I  have a more photos from this series to share – probably in another week or…

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