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Picture This – Spring Photo Contest

– Posted in: Garden Photography
Forsythia 'Winterthur', yellow flowering spring shrub with Redbud tree (Cercis canadense)- Winterthur Garden

Picture This, our garden blogger's photo showcase, is ready for another contest - now that spring has finally arrived throughout the land. I was in Delaware just two weeks ago where I photographed Wintherthur, the trees just leafing out, seemingly while I watched, so by now even the most northern garden photographers should have plenty of inspiration. So fellow garden bloggers, [...]

Fill the Frame

– Posted in: Garden Photography
Phormium and feather grass in garden

Since I am the judge this month for our Picture This contest, I am taking the opportunity to expand on my theme - Fill the Frame.   Link to contest entry rules and previous post.  Whether or not you intend to contribute a photo to the contest or just want to take stronger photos you [...]

Picture This Photo Contest – October 2011

– Posted in: Garden Photography
Last ripe tomato

This months theme is Fill the Frame. We will be looking for photos that use the entire canvas with well constructed compositions.  The succulent tapestry above from Jeff Moore's garden in Solana Beach, CA was carefully composed in the camera's viewfinder to include blocks of complementary plant material, overlapping triangles with strong lines and shapes [...]

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 [...]