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...

Photos in the Rose Garden

From the ebook: The PhotoBotanic Guide to Photographing Roses, Chapter One: Working in the Garden Looking for photos is one of the great joys of garden photography.  It can be a meditative process, as you distill a grand garden experience down...

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...