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Flowering Oak – Moment in Time

Flowering Oak – Moment in Time

When the Oaks were at the peak of flowering last month in the Rush Creek Open Space across the street, I could see the red blush of the catkins from my kitchen window. So, I took the day off. Nothing seemed more important that day than exploring the beauty with my camera. Read More »

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Photo of Saxon HoltHello !  I am Saxon Holt and I have created PhotoBotanic as a place to share my 30 years as a garden photographer.  It’s all about celebrating plants through photography and I want you to find that joy too.  Poke around.  Learn what I have learned and see gardens through a photographer’s eye.

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In the membership area of the Learning Center I teach my garden photography workshops, offering lessons and feedback to those who follow this adventure into new publishing.  I appreciate your support.

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Member Log-on No More

Member Log-on No More

Member login is now officially history. As I detailed last month in PhotoBotanic – An Evolving Website I have decided to remove membership from PhotoBotanic, even the online Workshop series. It ... Read More »

Find the Monkey Hand

Find the Monkey Hand

Continuing the theme of Finding the Photo which is my special workshop title at the San Francisco Flower and Garden Show this week, I want to show how to find the PhotoBotanic illustration within a ph... Read More »

The Wild Lilac Photo

The Wild Lilac Photo

Sometimes our brains see differently than our eyes. We see what we want to see, but when we try to capture it with a camera we have trouble finding the photo. This happens all too often in spring when... Read More »

Always Have A Camera

Always Have A Camera

“Photos don’t just happen. You have to go out and make them, and be ready for the unexpected.” So began my post just last week Ready for the Unexpected when I hauled all of my camera... Read More »

Gardens? In California ?

Gardens? In California ?

Here in California, we hear rumblings about gardens wasting water. In an era of limited resources, can we afford to have water for gardens ? Isn’t the native habitat beautiful enough? Do we want... Read More »

 

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