August 15, 2011
Karl Blossfeldt.
 Sculptural and iconic, the floral images of Karl Blossfeldt (1865-1932) are familiar to many. Is it because of their timeless beauty, or simply because they’re now in the public domain? Possibly a little of both. Blossfeldt was a self-taught photographer, guided by his love for plant life. Using a home-made camera, he was able to magnify his subjects in ways which preceded yet inform the macro photography of today.

Karl Blossfeldt.

 Sculptural and iconic, the floral images of Karl Blossfeldt (1865-1932) are familiar to many. Is it because of their timeless beauty, or simply because they’re now in the public domain? Possibly a little of both. Blossfeldt was a self-taught photographer, guided by his love for plant life. Using a home-made camera, he was able to magnify his subjects in ways which preceded yet inform the macro photography of today.

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    Awesome…I’m working on doing some macro pictures myself.
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