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Explore Color, Texture & Bokeh And Get Creative With The Flowers Of Spring

Photographers everywhere are capturing the vibrant colors of spring with floral photos from near and far. Whether it be capturing the up-close details using a sharp prime like the Sony 90mm f/2.8 Macro G, or capturing the colorful beauty of a floral landscape with a versatile zoom like the new Sony 70-200mm f/2.8 G Master II or a classic like the Sony 16-35mm f/2.8 G Master, the wide variety found in Sony’s lineup of lenses allows photographers to capture Mother Nature’s beauty from their favorite perspective. This week we’re featuring a group of Sony photographers who are posting colorful flowers on Instagram.

It’s a flower photo frenzy as these photographers create rich colors, subtle textures and smooth bokeh with ultra-sharp primes and surprising zooms.

Caroline Jensen – @carolinej

Sony Artisan Caroline Jensen is a photographer, workshop instructor and flower farmer. As you scroll through her Instagram account you’ll see dreamy and painterly floral shots that put the beauty of different flowers and their unique details on display. She’s also the founder of the @creativephotographynetwork, a feature hub of all things nature, art and joy and a home for flower lovers and gardeners with cameras. You can join the network and sign up for upcoming workshops here. Follow Caroline for more beautiful flowers in your feed, like this image she captured of scilla (or blue squill) with her Sony Alpha 7 IV and Sony 90mm f/2.8 Macro G lens.

Gary Hart – @garyhartphoto

Sony Artisan Gary Hart is a professional landscape and astro-photographer and workshop instructor. He captures his images with a single click to reveal an authentic and raw view of nature often overlooked or unappreciated by the human eye. In addition to his beautiful vast landscape images, he also captures intimate landscapes like in these close-up images of poppies below. He teaches his techniques in his photo workshops and you can also learn about his camera setup in A Landscape Pro’s 10 Tips For Setting Up Your Camera. Follow him for more colorful landscapes in your life.

Don Smith – @don_smith_photography

Sony Artisan Don Smith is a professional landscape photographer and educator. He has a love for nature and you’ll find colorful landscapes and beautiful views throughout his Instagram account. You can learn more from Smith in his photography workshops and make sure you check out his latest blog post where he shares how to improve your wildflower photography. He captured the colorful wildflower shot below with the Sony Alpha 7R II and the Sony 16-35mm f/2.8 G Master

Mahesh Thapa – @starvingphotographer

Seattle-based photographer, educator, content creator and Alpha Collective member Mahesh Thapa’s main photographic interests include landscapes and nature. As you scroll his Instagram you’ll see vibrant shots of various beautiful views that make you appreciate all Mother Nature has to offer. He captured this beautiful field of tulips with his Sony Alpha 7R and Sony 70-200mm f/4 G lens.

Gina Danza – @wildgina

Gina Danza is a nature photographer, visual storyteller and a member of the Alpha Collective. Her photography focuses on intimate landscapes, looking closely at pieces of nature and the emotional connection they make with us. It’s amazing how her images often reveal an entirely new perspective that inspires viewers to feel something. Look at the absolutely gorgeous flowers image she created below and shop her prints for more.

Albert Dros – @albertdrosphotography

Professional landscape photographer Albert Dros is known for his spectacular landscapes from both his home of the Netherlands and also from his travels around the world. His incredible use of light and color throughout his landscape photography gives them an almost otherworldly aesthetic, putting the deepest and most vibrant colors found in nature on display. He used the new Sony 70-200mm f/2.8 G Master II to capture this beautifully simple tulip portrait - follow him for more vivid landscapes in your feed.

Sonja Ivancsics – @naturepassionist_sonjai

Sonja Ivancsics is a Norway-based photographer who is passionate about macro, landscapes and astroscapes. The landscapes you’ll see on her Instagram account often feature the country's dramatic mountains, and the magic really happens when she goes macro. Her macro flower imagery has a calming and dreamy vibe, making each image a true work of art. She captured these beautiful lilies in sunlight with her Sony Alpha 7 III and Sony 90mm f/2.8 Macro G.

Shelley Faust – @photographyfaust

Photographer Shelley Faust posts beautiful nature imagery, vast landscapes and more on her Instagram account. Lately she’s captured some beautiful flowers @andelinfamilyfarm in Nevada using her Sony Alpha 7 II and Sony 90mm f/2.8 Macro G. See the beautiful shots below and follow her for more.

Alain Baude – @albde16

Alain Baude is a France-based photographer specializing in macro, nature and paysage. Baude’s beautiful compositions often frame nature as art, giving viewers a unique look at different scenes. Using the Sony Alpha 7 III and Sony 90mm f/2.8 Macro G lens, Baude captured this colorful flower explosion.

Erin Newman-Mitchell – @erinnewmanmitchell

Austin-based photographer Erin Newman-Mitchell enjoys shooting a wide range of subjects, from landscapes and astro to wildlife and street. She photographed these beautiful bluebonnets in Texas under a cotton candy sky with her Sony Alpha 7R IV and Sony 16-35mm f/2.8 G Master. You can learn more about the gear she uses for her photography in her What’s In My Bag article.

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