2021 FWF Photo Contest


Sun rising through a field of swamp sunflowers which only bloom for about 3 weeks in the year. Shot using HDR (multiple exposures).

Camera Specifications

1/200-.3 sec f/22 ISO 200 24mm


Swamp Sunflowers


Johns River, Sanford, FL

“Creating a starburst from a light source is fun to do. Just close up that aperture. The blades of the diaphragm come together to form a polygon shape, which is what creates the star-shaped streaks.”

Jim UhingSt. Johns River, Sanford