Photographing Wildflowers in Texas

Exuberant carpets of delicate wildflowers in a landscape setting create an ideal heaven for nature photographers. Sue Bishop visited Texas to photograph the endless carpets of wildflowers; here is her story

As a photographer who loves to photograph both flowers and landscapes, my idea of heaven is somewhere with swathes of beautiful flowers in a landscape setting! As a result, I am always on the lookout for possible locations; be that wildflowers among the dry stone walls of Swaledale in England in June, fields of summer lavender in the French Provence, candy-floss almond blossom in February in Spain, or spring flowers carpeting the barren landscape of Namaqualand in Africa, all of which are fabulous destinations. I am not sure now where I first heard about the bluebonnets of Texas, but the idea was in the back of my mind for a few years. Then, in January 2010, I had one of those impulsive moments and…

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Sue Bishop

Sue Bishop is one of the UK’s leading flower and landscape photographers, and the author of three books about photography. She is also a co-founder of the photographic holiday company Light & Land

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