Saxon Holt

Accents !

– Posted in: Garden Musings, Garden Photography

For a garden photographer there is nothing quite like a landscape architect who knows how to use plants.  Gary Ratway not only knows plants as well as any horticulturist I have met, he designs landscapes to show them off. His own garden in Mendocino, California is a showcase for garden design as landscape architecture, a [...]

Seasonal Bouquet

– Posted in: Garden Musings, Garden Photography

I just saw my first Narcissus blooming !  So I put together a seasonal bouquet yesterday in my home office for a client meeting, in hopes that some flowers might distract from the piles of books, files, and clutter all over every surface. I dashed out to cut a few of these first daffodils, which [...]

Pumpkins !

– Posted in: Garden Photography, Garden Photography

The display of winter squash at the National Heirloom Expo is daunting for a photographer - soooo many potential subjects. This year I decided to photograph all the pumpkins. Grown by Durst Organic Growers, the main exhibit hall was filled with hundreds of fantastical gourds laid out in small groups on large rows of tables.  But indoors ? [...]