Saxon Holt

Photos for an Exhibition

Garden path through arbor with Eden rose.

I have just finished a series of 16×24 photographs for an exhibition.  An art buyer, working for an interior decorating firm, requested these 11 vertical photographs for a hospital patient waiting room. The request came out of the blue – I had never worked with this art buyer, and I had never printed any of[...]

Photographing Roses

Wide garden border with bi-color red rose Large-Flowered Climbing Rose (Rosa ) 'Fourth of July'

I am starting a new book;  The PhotoBotanic Guide to Photographing Roses.  And just like my other e-books, the readers of Gardening Gone Wild are the guinea pigs, err, I mean get to read it here first. The book begins with photographing roses in garden: Working in the Garden.  Later chapters will talk about photographing[...]

You Read It Here First – Best Book of the Year

Good Garden Photography

Over the past 7 years of blogging here at Gardening Gone Wild as the resident garden photographer I have been giving lots of photography tips.  Those who watched closely knew I was planning to put the best articles together as a book, and I am truly grateful for the encouragement.  Indeed, without your encouragement I would[...]

Photo Contest Winners

Submission to Gardening Gone Wild Picture This photo contest Oct 2015

Summer is done – and so is the photo contest. As is always the case with a photo contest, the fun is in seeing all the entries.  I smiled as I opened them and each made me wonder about the gardens, wanting to see more.  Indeed I was delighted to visit the blogs of those[...]

End of Summer Photo Contest

Connecticut meadow garden with native wildflowers; Larry Weiner Design

Summer is officially over, so let’s see what it looked like to Gardening Gone Wild readers with a new Picture This photo contest.  And let’s welcome some new participants from the PhotoBotanic ebook blog tour. We will have 2 divisions this time: one for bloggers and one for Facebook entries. Only bloggers are eligible for[...]