Good Garden Photography

The first section and first e-book in the PhotoBotanic Garden Photography Workshop.
“Good” photos are not only well composed, they use color and light effectively, reveal beauty, and tell a story

  • 1.6 – Photos Tell a Story
    1.6 – Photos Tell a Story

    February 21, 2013

  • 1.5 – Provocation and Intrigue
    1.5 – Provocation and Intrigue

    February 20, 2013

  • 1.4 – Garden Appreciation
    1.4 – Garden Appreciation

    February 19, 2013

  • 1.3 – Finding the Light
    1.3 – Finding the Light

    February 18, 2013

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  • 1.2 Composition: Balance in the Frame
    1.2 Composition: Balance in the Frame

    February 17, 2013

  • 1.1 – Composition 101: Fill the Frame
    1.1 – Composition 101: Fill the Frame

    February 16, 2013

  • 1.0 Intro – Good Garden Photography
    1.0 Intro – Good Garden Photography

    February 15, 2013

  • December 3, 2020

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    December can be the least exciting time in the garden and the most difficult month to find photos for a calendar.  It is particularly hard […]

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  • November 2, 2020

    Traditionally autumn is illustrated with New England foliage but every gardener in every region knows a different aesthetic. In the West, with so many different […]

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  • October 16, 2020

    I have heard it argued that California does not have autumn. In fact, I do like to think of California as having only three very […]

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  • September 2, 2020

    After 3 years of working on this book, it is done, and just released in January, 2021. Gardening in Summer-Dry Climates from Timber Press is […]

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  • May 27, 2020

    The Covid-19 pandemic began as spring started, but spring was not cancelled – only humans needed to stop and think about our every move.  Public […]

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  • April 27, 2020

    Once upon a time, before the COVID virus kept us sheltering in the place, we might have spent an April day visiting gardens or traveling […]

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  • March 24, 2020

    Can’t get out to visit gardens?   Visit our Public Gardens photo galleries for a virtual visual reminder of the beauty to be found in […]

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  • March 18, 2020

    Professional flower photographer shares some tips from photo shoot

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  • October 23, 2019

    The Wildlands Conservancy opened the first phase of the Southern California Montane Botanic Garden at Oak Glen Preserve in San Bernardino Mountains in the spring […]

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  • October 15, 2019

    A recent report from the San Francisco Estuary Institute (SFEI) indicates 7 trillion particles of microplastic are entering the San Francisco Bay per year through […]

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