The Pyramids of Potsdam

– Posted in: Garden Adventures, Garden Visits
Gartnerjunge 2

Basking in sunshine, while England gets a drenching, I’m in Potsdam (just outside Berlin) for a very brief visit as I have been invited by a group of students at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Plant Physiology to do a lecture for a conference they have organized. Looking at the list of other lecturers,[...]

Photo Overwhelm

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Alliums in the moor grass, Lurie garden

One of my first first lessons to students who take my garden photography workshops is about “seeing”.  If you don’t stop to think what you are seeing, what it is that excites you about a garden, then you will end up with a photo that will be little more than literally, a snapshot of time. [...]