This time of year in the Southern hemisphere it can be pretty hard to find any flowers in bloom. We do have a few winter flowers here but not enough to satisfy a photographer hungry for nature! So, winter is an ideal time to visit indoor locations such as the Begonia House at the Wellington Botanical Gardens. Usually I take my 100mm macro lens on these trips but this time I stuck with the versatile 24-105mm F4. There was enough light in the glasshouse to capture the shot handheld; the macro lens needs a tripod to get a nice sharp photo. In Photoshop there was really nothing to do – just a slight crop and white balance.
Head inside if you’re having trouble finding any colour in nature!
These tools helped me work the magic: