Beauty Even As The Blooms Disappear

Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus)

Photograph of Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus), taken in September 2016, rear garden, Staffordshire. © Pete Hillman 2016. Camera used Nikon D7200, with Sigma 105mm macro lens. ISO 400. 1/25 sec. f/8.

The Last Good Show of Summer

Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus)

Photograph of Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus), taken in September 2016, rear garden, Staffordshire. © Pete Hillman 2016. Camera used Nikon D7200, with Nikon 70-300mm telephoto zoom lens.

The Way The Wind Blows

Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus)

Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus)

Photograph of Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus), taken August 2016, rear garden , Staffordshire. © Pete Hillman 2016. Camera used Nikon D7200, with Nikon 70-300mm telephoto zoom lens.


With these images, I was not only taken by the light and beauty of this flower, but was interested in how it bowed and motioned to the slight afternoon breeze. Freehand, but keeping my camera still and in one position, I photographed it as the wind subsided and showed you its different forms.

Summer Morning Light

Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus)

Photograph of Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus), taken August 2016, rear garden , Staffordshire. © Pete Hillman 2016. Camera used Nikon D7200, with Sigma 105mm macro lens.