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Sunflower ‘Vincent’

Sunflower ‘Vincent’

Part of the commercial flower shoot for Sakata Seeds at the California Spring Trials were sunflowers, the variety ‘Vincent’.  To get them for the spring shoot in California they were flown in from Holland, where they waited for two weeks until the show, when I was on site to take pictures. No, they did not look surreal and deformed, but I was excited all day as they called to me from the edge of the staging  room set... 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 »