Rain Splashed Poppy

BBG Flora in Focus (2024)
Rain Splashed Poppy by Jon Benham

Image details - Rain Splashed Poppy

Photographer: Jon Benham (see profile)
Competition: Competition 17
Category: BBG Flora in Focus (2024)
Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens, England, United Kingdom


I love visiting Birmingham Botanical Gardens after the rain has fallen, looking for flowers with water droplets, like this Welsh poppy. I used a macro lens and shallow depth of field, to blur the blue forget-me-not flowers behind, capturing an impressionistic background of contrasting colours.


Finalist - BBG Flora in Focus (2024)