Photographers talk about “The Light” in reverential terms. It is the life blood of outdoor photography no less than it is the lifeblood of plants for photosynthesis. Learning how to read the quality of light is the single most important Read More
Shadows are as much a part of a Southern California summer as sunshine itself. These play with the imagination like a midsummer day’s dream. Above: Flowers of a columnar euphorbia. Above: Aloe flower and stair rail.
An enduring motif of garden photography is the seasons. The season, its weather and mood is, often unconsciously, part of every story and in every photo. When we are within a garden, excited by what we see, it is easy Read More
When faced with overwhelming choices in beautiful gardens, it is almost essential for garden photographers to give themselves a target, an assignment. These days, I am stalking geraniums. True, it is great to wander around a wonderful garden, drinking in Read More
At one point or another all garden photographers will have to deal with lens flare. Too much strong directional light will cause the glass in the lens to disperse the light – flare, and affect the quality of the Read More