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 to forget the multi-sensory experiences that create the mood we feel. Sounds, fragrance, light, the weather, all contribute to the physical experience, to how we absorb the garden and how we feel.
It is a challenge to capture these sensory impressions in a photograph, but by working with the season we can challenge ourselves toward telling better stories. Continue Reading →