botanical portraits

by Grace Bonney

I love it when projects that start as a hobby or a side job turn into a new business. Francis Ooi, a creative director in Singapore and amateur photographer, needed to fill a wall in his home, so he started obsessing about taking botanical photographs. His obsession turned into a botanical portrait blog and brand new shop. His weekly runs turned into nature walks where he would document the foliage around her. Now those photographs are for sale online. I love how clean and simple the photos are; they really let you focus on the curves, lines and shapes that form in nature as plants grow and die. Francis is selling his prints right here for $30, and you can check out his botanical blog right here for more inspiration. xo, grace

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