Let's begin the Workshop.  Garden photography lessons with Saxon Holt, a professional garden photographer for 30 years.  Saxon has published more than 20 "traditional" books full of "good", often award winning photographs and teach workshops throughout the United States. The...

Whimsy and Provocation

Stop the presses ! We interrupt the regularly scheduled garden photography lessons to bring you some breaking news.  While writing a lesson in The PhotoBotanic Garden Photography Workshop, controversy erupted. Provocation in the world of gardens and art !  National scandal...

How Does That Make You Feel ?

Today is the first day I have walked in my garden or picked up a camera since I fell from the ladder.  Details for the morbidly curious below. This is how I feel today. I need to feel the light. I...

Stuffed Photos

Alert ! I have truly made the big time. Amy Stewart, at Garden Rant called me out, first admiring my Grasses book as garden porn and then pokes me: "Hey Saxon: Do people really stick cut flowers into their borders for photo shoots to...

Prairie Delights

While I was in Minnesota working with Evelyn Hadden on her "Lose Your Lawn" book I could not pass up the opportunity to visit the native landscapes - the great midwest prairie.   Meadows on my mind.   I do promise...

Working the Scene

Working in Seattle recently, I dropped by the Bellevue Botanic Garden, knowing great photos are there to be found.  Walking around the groundcovers garden I came upon this scene: My photographer's radar switched to acute, I knew this was a...