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Quite simply, this is a collection of exquisite flowers. No names, no descriptions, just the images.

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David Smith
davidlsmith Cincinnati, OH (USA)

David L. Smith is Emeritus Professor of Communication and former director of the Television Center at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. His undergraduate degrees include Broadcasting (University of Cincinnati) and Professional Photography (Rochester Institute of Technology). His graduate degree in Communications Anthropology is from the University of Cincinnati. Before his tenure at Xavier University Mr. Smith was employed by Eastman Kodak Company (Rochester, NY), K&S Films Incorporated, Taft Broadcasting Company (WKRC-TV), Scripps-Howard Broadcasting (WCPO-TV) and Kent State University where he was production manager for the local PBS station. His photographs have been exhibited and published in special interest magazines. His work was featured in the March, 2002 issue of Lenswork.

Publish Date  July 05, 2011

Dimensions  Standard Landscape  82 pgs   Standard Paper

Category  Fine Art Photography

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bluevosa

bluevosa says

Absolutely Wonderful! These are some of the most beautiful photos I have ever seen.

posted at 09:11pm Apr 22 PST

davidlsmith

davidlsmith says

Everything about a flower is meant to attract—its size, shape, line, color, texture, geometry, even its odor. Flowers are the quintessential demonstration of how beauty ties to function and propagation in the natural world.

As a contemplative photographer, my long-standing attraction to flowers as subject matter has mostly to do with their color, texture, and geometry, features that in combination evoke the nature and sensibility of all living things, particularly process and change.

I find that these sensibilities are best conveyed and amplified for my purposes when the camera is up-close and when the light either comes from behind to reveal translucence, or from the side to emphasize texture, sometimes both if I’m working with lights in the studio.

posted at 01:12pm Jul 05 PST

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