A strong image is made by choosing few elements, here just the lavender and the ceramic orb. The visual relationships are clear and uncluttered. For me, the pleasure of seeing this in Beverley’s gravel garden is evoked; I have the sense of found treasure.

Telling Tales: The Heart of Garden Photography

The garden photographer has many narratives to tell of the relationships between elements in the garden: stone and foliage, plant and structure, blossom and pollinator, what is visible now and the memories evoked, the real and the imagined. But within every image, the primary relationship is between the subject and the light. Each image also reveals something of the unseen photographer….