Gardening Gone Wild

Photos that Provoke and Intrigue

– Posted in: Garden Photography
With digital tools this red grape leaf in glorious color loses its context on my back fence.  Is it still a garden photo ?

A good garden photo is more than a nice composition, it should tell a story.  Sometimes the story is no more than communicating good garden technique, for which all our lessons thus far on composition, balance, framing, and light help the photographer concentrate on simply expressing garden appreciation. Other times we want to provoke the [...]

Composition 101- Fill the Frame

– Posted in: Garden Photography
diagonal lines within frame as consideration for photo composition

Well, here we go.  Join me here as the book unfolds.  The PhotoBotanic Garden Photography Workshop is being written one post at a time - starting here. Long time readers of Gardening Gone Wild will know I have been writing about garden photography for almost 5 years.  Now its time for a book, an e-book [...]

Moss Man

– Posted in: Garden Photography
blurred foliage

Hidden in the Oregon Woods Moss Man surveys Beth's garden Silent glance offers a chair Watching. Intent. Perceptive. Curious. The strong silent type. What is a garden ? Who is it for ? Reflecting on acceptance and what we can't change Behind the foliage tapestry Blurred, drifting, quiet repose Back beyond the trees The Moss [...]