Online Class

Photographing Flowers


Capture the beauty and allure of flowers with essential techniques for field and indoor shoots.

Skill Level


What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • A downloadable gear list
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Harold Davis
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find class materials in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Learn exposure, focus and creative techniques for photographing flowers in spectacular detail. Join top photographer and bestselling author Harold Davis to explore the many facets of successful macro photography, starting with expert tips on composition. Delve into extension tubes and filters for an affordable way to master extreme close-ups, and navigate challenging lighting with ISO, aperture and shutter speed. Cultivate your artistic vision using selective focus, unexpected angles and depth of field to create imaginative, Impressionist-inspired shots. Plus, learn how to execute an indoor shoot and present your photos in a strikingly unique portfolio.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Meet Harold Davis & Get Started
Get inspired as Harold Davis shows you some of his beautiful floral work and talks about the goals of this interactive video class.
2. Foundations of Flower Photography
3. Macro Photography
4. Focus & Positioning
5. Artistic Techniques
6. Reviewing Artistic Photos
7. Shooting Flowers Indoors

Taught by

Harold Davis
Harold Davis
Called "a force of nature––a man of astonishing eclectic skills and accomplishments" by Rangefinder, Harold Davis is a standout in the field of macro photography. Author of more than 30 books, including The Way of the Digital Photographer and Monochromatic HDR Photography, Davis is also a featured columnist for Of his floral photography, Popular Photo Magazine stated: "Harold Davis' ethereal floral arrangements have a purity and translucence that borders on spiritual." Davis leads sold-out photography workshops in Paris, Germany and the U.S., and now on your computer or mobile device with Craftsy!
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