A simple spring-themed portrait of Nikki in the studio garden

Bring context to your outdoor portraits by including foreground and background details. Sometimes you want your portraits to convey a sense of time and place. I was photographing our model, Nikki, in our beautiful studio gardens just as the spring colours (and daffodils - bleurgh) were starting to emerge among the flora. I've included some of those colours as out-of-focus details in the foreground, while others surround Nikki in the background.

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