White Trillium

The White Trillium is the symbol of Ontario (used in the logo for the province and the provincial flower) and a symbol of spring. They bloom before the deciduous trees in the forests come back to life, taking all of the sunlight for themselves and away from the forest floor. They can be found all throughout Ontario.

This image was shot with a telephoto lens to condense the distance between the flowers to make them appear closer together. Many stands of White Trillium flowers grow close together, but when you get close to a single flower the others fall out of the frame.

This image was an early success in understanding the relationship with focal length, depth of field and field of view – powerful tools when used correctly to empower a photographer to create the image they previsualize in their mind!

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