photographic plant studies of Karl Blossfeldt (1865-1932). I would not have guessed it was that age, it looks modern.

‘Karl Blossfeldt’s photographs were made with a homemade camera that could magnify the subject up to thirty times its actual size. By doing so he revealed extraordinary details within the natural structure of the plants.

Art Forms In Nature (1928) by Karl Blossfeldt. My ex-husband bought me a book of his work and it's inspired my flower photography . ~ETS

Karl Blossfeldt

I love the fern plant because of the way the buds un-curl and grow out. It's so beautiful.

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Karl Blossfeldt, Adiantum Pedatum (American Maidenhair Fern) [ [Young rolled-up fronds enlarged 8 times] Original vintage photogravure.

Karl Blossfeldt, Aspidium filixmas, Common male fern, young unfurling fronds

Aspidium filixmas, Common male fern, young unfurling fronds, by Karl Blossfeldt

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