Photography as a dedicated art form within The Winchester-Clarke Garden Club is relatively new. It got its official start in 2017 with the creation of a club photography committee, but it really took flight when the September 2019 club photography show highlighted the talents and skills of so many of our members. Since then, we have had several "show and tells" so that our members could showcase not only their talents but the hard work of the gardens and environs that need attention despite our covid quarantines. These show and tells are a beautiful way to share our bounty and the beauty of our yards and communities.
Edie's Photography Tip of the Month: When taking photos of your garden, move in as close as you can to fill the frame with the flowers you are trying to capture. Don’t forget to set your own focus! On an I-phone, put your finger on the center of the image and hold it down for a few seconds until you see AE/AL on top of the image. This means you have set your focus on the spot you chose and even if you move around a bit, focus will remain on that spot. This is for slight side to side movements only. It is important to remember that focus always changes when you move closer to or farther away from the main object of your image and you will need to reset it. And while they are out, capture those daffodils and build your own “daffodil portfolio”!