Fill the Frame – Tripods

– Posted in: Garden Design, Garden Photography
camellia japonica flower 'Sunny Side' +3 filled with color

“Why, when stabilization is built into many cameras and lenses, is a tripod so important ?” asked a student at a recent workshop. I always ask my students to bring tripods to our photography workshops and stabilization is not the main reason.  It is true that a good tripod will provide a rock solid, steady[...]

Garden on a windowsill

– Posted in: Bulbs, Garden Design
Lachanalia 'Namakwa'

The January to March period in Britain is pretty dreary, its the dark getting you down as much as anything. Flowers growing on windowsills can make such a difference, and given my growing interest in bulbs, there is huge scope for making the most of light windowsills. We’ve got a nice long south-facing one in[...]