This image of a Sunflower, with its brilliant yellow and blue background pays homage to the spirit of the Ukrainian people as they fight for their freedom from tyranny.
To create this image, Sunflower for Ukraine, 18 different photographs were used. Each image was adjusted to its own focal plane to obtain the desired depth throughout the final image. Post-secondary editing for all images was completed together to maintain balance of all the images. Focus stacking, using all 18 images was used to create one image with incredible depth. Finally, the blue from Ukraine’s flag was carefully and softly blended into the open spaces to complete the image you see before you.