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Photos of 2016

– Posted in: Garden Photography, Miscellaneous

Can it actually be 2017? Did any of you make New Year’s resolutions? Well, if you are a garden photographer, now is the time to put your files in order. You’re not shooting much this time of year, and spending way too much time indoors wishing you could be outdoors. Spend a couple hours organizing [...]

6 Tips for Garden Photography

– Posted in: Garden Photography

Longtime readers of Gardening Gone Wild will recognize most of the tips in Think Like A Camera, the second book in my series of PhotoBotanic Garden Photography Workshops. “The first lesson in all my garden photography workshops is to ‘think like a camera.’ Your camera is a tool, which can only take a picture when [...]

Are Plants Art ?

– Posted in: Garden Musings, Garden Photography

“Plants are not art”. So began a provocative Facebook post by Benjamin Vogt. I did not have time to jump into the social media conversation that his post sparked, knowing I would say something too quickly, too passionately, or misunderstood. Benjamin is a friend of mine and a friend of Gardening Gone Wild .  His [...]

Rose Bouquets

– Posted in: Garden Photography

Gardening Gone Wild readers:  help me decide which photos to include in my new rose book. There are several sections to the book, explaining how to photograph roses in gardens and as close-up illustrations, but the section on bouquets has too many photos – or maybe not.  Help me out. There are so many ways to make beautiful photos [...]

Photographing Roses

– Posted in: Garden Photography

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 [...]