Beauty in Bloom: Floral Portraits (Hardcover)

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A poppy bud captured moments before blossoming. A statuesque tuberose as if carved out of alabaster. A pair of delicate pink dahlias joined like two starfish floating in the sea.

Beauty in Bloom is the debut collection of work by Debi Shapiro, a visual artist who creates beautiful imagery inspired by her two passions—flowers and photography. 

More than 200 floral portraits in this exquisite book capture the depth and luminosity of a single bloom to lush bouquets with breathtaking intimacy and vibrant energy. Every translucent petal, tender green stem, and grain of pollen shimmers with painterly detail reminiscent of the works of the great botanical artists and engravers of the eighteenth century. 

From the bold crimson beauty of an Oriental poppy to the seductive lure of a pink Protea peeking out from behind its thick foliage to the timeless classic beauty of a garden rose, it’s a flower lover’s dream. Debi’s work truly makes every bloom a leading lady.

About the Author


Debi Shapiro is an internationally published photographer known for her exquisite botanical floral portraits. Her images have been featured in many publications including books by interior designer Carlos Mota and fashion icon Christian Dior. She divides her time between the North Fork of Long Island and New York City. 
Instagram: @debishapirophotography
Website: www.debishapirophotography.com
 

Praise For…


“Debi Shapiro captures the very soul of each flower."—Preston Bailey, celebrity event designer

“[Debi’s] remarkable work captures the magic of a flower. The phenomenal complexity of each petal, stamen, and leaf, the absolute genius that is the miracle of mother nature.”—Laura Slatkin, founder of Nest Fragrances, from the Foreword

"Debi has the eye to capture the intoxicating beauty and magic of a singular flower in bloom, framing it as a work of art that allows the viewer to see the extraordinary in the ordinary. I am forever mesmerised by her photographs and they make me fall in love with flowers over and over again."—Anabela Chan, jewelry designer

"Debi is an extremely talented and generous artist who we have been fortunate to collaborate with since the early days of High Camp. Her perspective of shooting florals with a high fashion sensibility is unique and very aligned with our brand vision."—Susan Hanson, founder of High Camp Supply, @highcampgardenias
Product Details
ISBN: 9780762482160
ISBN-10: 0762482168
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal
Publication Date: October 3rd, 2023
Pages: 288
Language: English