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.

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...
I am finding great satisfaction exploring these botanic illustrations, that I call PhotoBotanic illustrations.  Not only do my eyes see these two dimensional views more readily these days, I get to explore Photoshop. Here, I am trying new background techniques...

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...