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.

Plants Are Not Art

Plants are not art. So began a provocative Facebook post by Benjamin Vogt this past June 17. I did not have time to jump into the social media conversation that his post sparked, knowing I would say something too quickly,...

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...