Saxon Holt

Winter ? Not in a Garden Book

– Posted in: Garden Photography
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One of the great joys of being a garden photographer is the constant requests for beautiful garden pictures.  I never have to acknowledge winter.  While there certainly is beauty in winter, almost everyone wants to see gardens at their peak. Just yesterday, a client asked for an oversize photo to fill the back of a trade [...]

I Have Faith

– Posted in: Miscellaneous
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Republishing this post from last Christmas Eve. To be a gardener, you must have faith.  You must believe you can coax life to bend to your will.  You are a god. This is a spiritual time of year, and a time to renew faith in God.  Whether a personal god, the pagan gods, or a [...]

Making an Art Print

– Posted in: Garden Photography
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It is such a relief, a release really, when I can stop my crazy production schedule and create something new.  Too much of what I seem to be doing these days is looking back at old work as I put the final touches on The PhotoBotanic Garden Photography Workshops.  My next post will be the [...]