Honorable Mention / 2022 / Nature / Other

The Phantom Bouquet

The fine art of creating leaf skeletons has been around since the period of the Ming Dynasty in China. Leaf skeletons are elegant and intricate designs created by distilling a leaf down to its very essence.
I produced these delicate designs, with require patience, trial and error, and even a little luck. But once I masered this technique by myself, the results are absolutely amazing.

Monika Schneider is a professional photographer based in Germany. With a subtle minimalistic approach, she strive to create work that is clear and uncompromising. She make color the central element of her Photography and to provoke an emotional response or longing from the viewer when a certain color penetrates of soul. Each floral portrait on her website is a digital photo composite created by merging several images together.This technique involves taking photos at different focal lengths in order to capture all the unique details that cannot be captured with one shot.

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