Plants Illustrated

The fine art of garden photography. Celebrate plants and reveal their special features. Study the flowers, leaves, seeds, bark, and branches to make botanic illustrations and prints for walls and decor.

Toyon Extraction

I have added another California native shrub to the extraction series, Toyon - Heteromeles arbutifolia.  Extractions are photobotanic illustrations that are inspired by classic botanic illustrations done in a studio, but have the feel of coming from the garden, of...

Rosa ‘Apple Blossom’

It took four months to grow this picture; a single second in the garden to "see" it; and 8 hours of computer work to clean it up. The single second of seeing is easy to explain.  Last Saturday was a...

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...