Workshop Tips

Garden photography tips as well as photoshop tips from the PhotoBotanic garden photography workshop course

Photographing Wildflowers

Long before I ever took a photograph of any plant or flower, I loved botanic illustrations.  In college I worked in a framing shop that specialized in old prints and saw classic old botanic prints by Besler, Catesby, and in...
Every garden story needs details and vignettes, especially plant portraits - but the portraits needn't be mug shots. The plants should be "of the garden" and give some sense of connection to it. For a recent Garden As Creative Source workshop with fellow...

Composing with Color

On a cool gray autumn day I went looking for color in my garden. I did not expect to see a red hole into another universe.  In fact, I didn't even realize it was there until I contemplated my original picture...