Plants are the core of gardens, they are the core of garden photographs. When we photographers picture plants we need to consider why gardeners grow them in the first place. What are the core distinctions ? What is the essence of Read More
I have been on vacation. No gardens. No professional camera. It was wild – which is where I learn the best lessons for gardening. If you have never been to Yellowstone National Park, put it on your bucket list. Sure Read More
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