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It Started with Blurry Vision

It Started with Blurry Vision

It began with a vague suspicion.  Was my vision, out there in the outer periphery of the left eye, blurry?  Now, you say, how could you not know your retina was becoming detached ? The blurriness of my eye was a filminess that would surely blink  away.  I was busy – my eyes in constant use in an unusually busy late season of shooting.  Once I slow down, and less time fussing over the computer, resting my eyes, ... Read More »

Hardy Succulents – The Book

Hardy Succulents – The Book

When Gwen Steege, my editor at Storey Books, asked if I would be interested in a succulent book, I could hardly believe my ears.  I live in California where succulents have become a staple of gardens.  Many a great fine art photographer has studied them.  Their shape, colors, and form offer never-ending variety. I couldn’t wait to start.  Then I talked to the author. The best assignments offer the opportunity to stud... Read More »

Grasses – The Book

Grasses – The Book

Grasses – Versatile Partners for Uncommon Garden Design was my first book with Story Publishing and the first time I teamed up with a writer to author a book.  And boy, was I glad to team up with Nancy Ondra, the extraordinary gardener and wonderful writer, way cross country in Pennsylvania. We worked across the country and only met once, but the collaboration was classic and we created a book that has sold mor... Read More »

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