Pictures That Make Me Happy

Nature and a shallow depth of field create one of my favourite photography style. Here I present four pictures that make me happy.

During the past sweltering weekend, I looked for a few pictures to make my website more personal: not many other things in photography make me happy as nature and a shallow depth of field.

Pictures that make me happy: a ladybug on a bamboo stick near a plant of green cherry tomatoes

As my main website is purely for introduction to my work and experience, I didn’t want big photos to steal the visitor’s attention. But they needed to represent me, which I think they do.

Pictures that make me happy: colourful wildflowers with a bee on one of them

I took them a few years ago when we first planted meadow flowers in our garden. It was also the first time we gave a shot at growing tomatoes from seeds. Good memories.

Pictures that make me happy: spanish bluebells

The swirly effect in most of the pictures is courtesy of the Helios 44M lens that I use when there is plenty of time to compose and take the shot. It feels like carefully crafting something important. That is one of the factors that make me happy about them.

Take a look at the result on my website’s pages.

All pictures © Silvia Maggi

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