Workshop Tips

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

Gingko Branch with Camellia

It is such a relief, a release really, when I can stop my crazy schedule and create something new.  Too much of what I seem to be doing these days is looking back at old work, reviewing stock photos...
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...

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...
A recent garden photography workshop at Denver Botanic Garden became a classic lesson on finding photos.  By "finding photos" I ask students to use the full frame of the camera to create composition within a scene that captures their...