Category Archives: Garden Photography

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Glorious garden at Swinton Park Hotel, Yorkshire

Gorgeous spires of self seeded Delphiniums at the lovely Swinton Park estate in North Yorkshire, the walled garden has been allowed to run riot… these were shot on a hot day, and what should have been too sunny for photography turned out to be rather nice for these electric blue flowers…

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Architectural Photography for the R.H.S

Two beautiful days in North Devon, photographing the smart new ‘Garden Room’ for the R.H.S at Rosemoor. The new building will be available to hire for conferences, weddings and events. Its made using local stone, and sits beautifully in the fantastic surroundings.

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Snowdrops at Avon Bulbs

It was a super windy day today (not great for photographing flowers in the outdoors!), so I found myself shooting the superb collection of Snowdrops (Galanthus) in the greenhouses at the excellent Avon Bulbs.

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Hedgerows full of Wild Flowers here in South Devon

I’m supposed to be on holiday, but I can’t help myself. The weather has been ‘iffy’ and lure of the pub lunch has worn off, but the flowers are beckoning. Just a quick walk around the lanes then

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Country House Photography, Wales

Lovely, lovely, lovely place.. far from the madding crowd, history in bundles and all the original features… Plas Dinam is a quiet ‘pile’ in rural mid Wales and a treat to photograph.

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Villa Gamberaia, an Italian formal garden

Edith Wharton called it “probably the most perfect example even in Italy of great effect on a small scale”… its a lovely little thing, a jewell in an otherwise well-bejewelled Florentine landscape… North of the great […]

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Frosty Garden Photography at Hanham Court Gardens, Bristol

Just returned from a lovely but freezing tramp around my friends garden in Bristol. Frosty weather is great for the garden photographer because it emphasises the shapes and structure of a well designed garden (not many are as well designed as this one!)

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Spring Garden Photography

Just a little reminder that these long dark days will end with a burst of colour, sometime around march or april next year… its worth the wait! Thanks to Hanham Court and Hilliers Gardens for letting me in to photograph their gardens last year!

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Shaun the Sheep versus Summer Pond

If you come to Bristol to see the ‘Shaun in the City’ charity arts trail, and you pop in to see the Shaun at the Bristol University Botanic Gardens, leave time to whizz in to the gardens

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Sub Tropical plants in gardens in Nerja, Spain

I have just returned from holidays in Nerja, Spain, and was bowled over by the sub-tropical planting in the gardens surrounding our ‘villa’. All sorts of palm trees

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