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Frosty Yuletide

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This will be my shortest Gardening Gone Wild post yet.  Not because I have nothing to say, nor because my words are so poetically haiku.  Not because it is the holiday and few are reading gardening blogs, nor because I am trying to stay away from religious sentiment. I am on a cruise ship in [...]

Find the photo – Magnolia glow

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I was recently commissioned to photograph a very special magnolia in a very special, private garden.  The resulting photo was to be a surprise gift, but with a limited budget, I only had access to the garden during a single afternoon when the owner was away. It is the job of the professional to make [...]

Photographer’s Challenge

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Pot mum by Ramon van der Reijden

When I attended the California Spring Trials this past April I ran into fellow photographers Ramon van der Reijden and Ted Langeveld of the Visions Pictures photo agency in Netherlands.  In my previous post about the Trials I mentioned the phototographer's challenge - each of us would photograph the same flower and see what we come [...]