a100+Beercan does a lonely rose...
wilting flowers :). I have been exploring said aspect from time to time and here are some older fun shots along your line. I was using on-board flash on most or all of them.
For compositional exercise, you may also want to read on the basics like rule of thirds to add new dimension to your pics. Enjoy and good luck.
From cheap Sigma 70-300mm APO (old model).
gil - San Jose, CA
Cheap Lens, JPG and 100% Handholding Provocateur
Like happiness, photography is often better created than pursued.