A garden photograph is not simply a landscape photo taken in a garden. It should communicate something about gardening, something that enlarges the viewer’s understanding and appreciation of gardens. This photo of fresh emerging, nearly chartreuse foliage of Rhododendron hyperythrum is a fine landscape photo, a nice leaf pattern with a sense of vibrant young leaves unfolding,[...]
Godolphin House in Cornwall, is a relatively recent National Trust acquisition. A great house until the 17th century when the money began to run out, it never got ‘modernized’ by Capability Brown or his cohorts, so retains old formal features. Previous owners popped in the old rose bush and tree peony but little else, or[...]
There was a time when I would never shoot in harsh, hard light. Bright, strong, contrasty light tends to have deep, black shadows and no color subtlety. As a garden photographer, when the sun came into the garden I would retreat to the shadows where the light was soft. But I am also a California[...]
Our loyal readers know “Picture This” has been a popular Gardening Gone Wild photo contest over the years, where we invite professional garden photographers to pick a theme and hand out awards. It has been a great way for readers to learn together and link their contest photo in their own blogs to the GGW[...]
OK, competition for you. Where is it? Its prairie innit? So must be in the states, question is, which state?