The Great Sarlacc Debate*

Hiking trail - Sintra, Portugal

Hiking trail – Sintra, Portugal

(*Not really. Just some photos of flowers.)

I noticed this comment on a photography website recently: “Taking good quality pictures of flowers can seem intimidating.”

I agree. It’s perhaps not as intimidating as crossing the road in Saigon or teeing off in front of a golf course pro when you’ve lied about your handicap. But yes, when it comes to taking photos, going florid can be torrid.

My solution to the problem is to just point and click and hope for the best. This tends to remove any of the abject terror otherwise associated with the hobby of plant photography.

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