Having taken a few flower photographs myself, I can appreciate the challenge of getting every part of the flower in focus, sharp, vibrant, and standing out from the background. So I'm impressed with the photography of Achim Mittler, and curious about his technique. Does he use a tripod? (Almost certain.) Does he create a black background using a black cloth? (Probably.) Does he have to wait, sometimes, until the wind dies down, to get just the right shot? Does he use a ring flash to get perfect lighting? However he does it, the results are magnificent.