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Weather, Mood, and Seasons

roses in sunny summer garden

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 →

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November Bouquet

Every year I garden in Northern California I am dumbstruck in November.  I do not have the words to describe what season this is.

California November Bouquet

California November Bouquet

I put together a hasty bouquet yesterday while tidying up 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. Continue Reading →

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