It's hump day and that means it's also day three of British Flowers Week, "The week-long celebration of British flowers and the UK cut flower industry," according to: britishflowersweek.com. Those of you who know me, know I love plants and flowers, and I am constantly photographing different specimens I happen upon. Being in the United Kingdom has only furthered that passion as now I am interested in learning how the temperate climate here differs from that of my homeland in
"The camera is a license to explore" is one of my favorite quotes from one of my favorite photographers, Jerry Uelsmann. I like being behind the lens, and viewing the world in small chunks. I find that Uelsmann is right. A camera does give us the perfect excuse to explore. The camera can act as a tool to help me explore and approach people or breech difficult subjects, and I often find that people are happy to comment on my camera and it makes easy work to start conversation.