David Perry

Thoughts For The New Year

– Posted in: Miscellaneous

 Did you ever wonder why the word ‘play’ is used to describe practicing an instrument? As a child after coming home from school and finishing my snack, I would tell my mother that I was going to ‘play the piano’. I would then sit down at the piano often practicing scales for a good half [...]

GGW Picture This Contest News

– Posted in: Garden Photography

Good news, Picture This fans: you now have extra time to get ready for our next theme: Macro in a Mason Jar, judged by photographer and fellow blogger David Perry. Instead of running the contest in November, we’re going to hold it in January. So, if you haven’t had time to experiment with the technique [...]

GGW Picture This Challenge – Macro in a Mason Jar

– Posted in: Garden Photography

If you’re interested in enjoying and learning about great garden photography and you’re not already reading David Perry’s A Photographer’s Garden Blog, you should be. Along with philosophy and garden adventures, all accompanied by stunning images, David frequently addresses out-of-the-ordinary photography topics, such as An Introduction to Shooting for the Cover, Point-and-Shooting Straight into the [...]

Picture This Photo Contest Winner for August

– Posted in: Garden Photography

The response to August's Picture This Photo Contest was over the top!  Our judge, David Perry, not only had a huge amount of work to do just looking at each photo but he also had some hard decisions to make. The first prize winner receives a selection of late summer blooming perennials from High Country Gardens. Now, what everyone has [...]