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Life in Full Bloom: Flower Inspo from Warsaw, Poland

Aleksandra Foryś




Fun fact

In Polish, the word for “buttercup” is almost the same as the word for “glaucoma.” Not very poetic for such beautiful flowers.

Photo tips

Before you start taking photos, try to plan out what you actually want to shoot so you don’t feel intimidated and paralyzed by a lack of ideas when taking photos.

Books I love

Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert, Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon, and Rework by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson

Any fun fact about a flower you love: In Polish buttercups are called almost the same name as glaucoma (its an eye disease). Not very poetic for such a beautiful flowers.

Your fav flowers, and why: Recently my favorite flowers are buttercups, they look like pure perfection.

Your fav quote: "Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.” Pablo Picasso

Any advice on taking gorgeous photos? Before you start taking photos try to prepare some simple drafts what you actually want to photoshoot so you don't feel intimidated and paralyzed by lack of ideas while you will be taking photos.

Tell us more about your work! Many people don't know that I work from nine to five, so I take photos only during weekends. But I don't complain about that - I think it even makes photography more special to me.

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