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Picture This Contest – Winners for April 2011

A big thank you to Rob Cardillo, judge for this month’s Picture This. As always, he has done a terrific job in facilitating, inspiring and teaching all of us!  Fran Sorin

Here’s what Rob has to say:

Five entries deserve Honorable Mention. In no specific order, here they are with a few comments.

A backlit hellebore by Ellis Hollow reveals intricate leaf venation and a rich burnished color that complements the blossom.


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Picture This Contest – April 2011

 Rob Cardillo is returning for another round of judging for this month’s Picture This Photo Contest. It goes without saying that we love having him!

Rob’s latest book in collaboration with Adrian Higgins, Chanticleer: A Pleasure Garden, should be released any day now; it can be pre-ordered. It is a rich chronicle over 2 seasons of one of America’s most loved gardens. It is filled with Rob’s sensual, inspiring photos and Adrian’s thoughtful and descriptive words.

And some good news for all of you folks from the Delaware Valley….. Rob’s outstanding exhibition of 40 of his Chanticleer photos at The Wayne Art Center has been extended until April 24th.

You can learn more about Rob and his work on his website and blog….Fran Sorin



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Breathing Life Back Into A Blog

Recently I tackled the challenge of energizing an established blog.

The back story: In 2007, garden author Nan Ondra and I launched Gardening Gone Wild. (Photographer Rob Cardillo introduced us.) Nan and I wrote passionately about natural, free-flowing gardens. We loved writing without publishers and editors hovering. When comments came in from all over the world, we were surprised and thrilled.


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Congratulations To Our GGW Contributors (and other stuff)

We don’t tend to ‘toot our own horns’ at GGW, BUT I’ve just gotta do it this time because I am so thrilled about the awards being given to some of our GGW Contributors.

Two Regular Contributors and two Guest Contributors are 2010 GWA Garden Media Recipients. They have each earned a Silver Award of Achievement in their respective areas of expertise. A drum roll please… Continue Reading →

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Results for Picture This Contest for April 2010

The results are in for April 2010′s Picture This Contest. Here’s what our judge, Rob Cardillo, had to say and to whom he awarded the medals:

“Wow!  I was floored by the number and quality of entries this month and it made my job as judge especially demanding.  Many of you attempted to capture something beyond “snapshot pretty” and your unique viewpoints, artful compositions and affinity for interesting light made me smile many times over.

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