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Selfies with sunnies: How to take the best photo in Maryland's sunflower fields

Selfies with sunnies: How to take the best photo in Maryland's sunflower fields

Maryland’s Instagram-worthy sunflower fields are blooming. While July’s record rainfall has delayed blooms at some venues, the flowers at Rocky Point Creamery and The Sunflower Garden are ready for those perfect pictures. Here are some tips for photographing at these locales:

» To emphasize the number of flowers, shoot with a wide-angle lens.

» Use a telephoto lens to get close to one flower that catches your eye, and then use the rest as compositional elements.

» Explore different angles of light — don’t be afraid of backlighting....

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