THE FILE 60,000 35mm and 2¼; some b/w.
OVERVIEW Gardens, including design aspects and plant portraits, photographed in beautiful light. Thousands of property-released locations. Accurate captions with botanical names.
HORTICULTURE Plant portraits, gardening techniques.
GARDENS Garden design, backyard habitats, public gardens, private gardens, garden structures.
GARDEN TRAVEL Public gardens.
SPECIALTIES All aspects of gardening and garden design: Annuals, bulbs, children, containers, dried flowers, espalier, flowers, greenhouses, hardscape, herbs, landscaping, native plants, organic gardening, ornamental grasses, perennials, planting for wildlife, private and public gardens, shade, shrubs, structures, swimming pools, topiary, trees, vegetables, winter, xeriscape. Residential architecture and interiors.
GEOGRAPHIC AREAS Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Midwest, Minnesota, New England, New York, Pacific Northwest, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Southwest, Texas.
RECENT COVERAGE Silver plants, xeriscape gardens, gardens in winter. Recently published a major tree and shrub book, The Homeowners Complete Tree and Shrub Handbook, (Storey Publishing). New tree and shrub stock images available. Green roof.
CREDITS Magazines/Newspapers: (includes many covers)American Gardener, Better Homes & Gardens, Colonial Homes, Connecticut, Connecticut Home & Garden, Country Living Gardener, Diversion, Family Circle, Flower & Garden, Garden Design, Historic Preservation, Home, Horticulture, House Beautiful, Metropolitan Home, Native Plants, New York Times, Old House Journal, Organic Gardening, Threads, Traditional Home, Woman's Day, Yankee. Books: Macmillan, National Geographic, Reader's Digest, Simon & Schuster, Sunset, Taunton, Workman. Author/Photographer: Elegant Silvers (Timber, 2005). Sole Photographer: Backyard Design (Bulfinch), A Country Garden for Your Backyard (Rodale), The Unsung Season: Gardens and Gardeners in Winter (Houghton Mifflin), The Complete Homeowners Tree and Shrub Handbook (Storey Publishing). Book Series: Audubon Habitat Guides, Better Homes & Gardens Step-By-Step Successful Gardening, Taylor's Gardening Guides, Master Guide to Gardening (Houghton Mifflin), Time-Life Complete Gardener. Other: Calendars, book covers, brochures, museum exhibitions.
RELATED CREDENTIALS/SKILLS Member, Garden Writers Association, American Society of Picture Professionals. Published writer (American Gardener, Garden Design, House Beautiful, Native Plants, Woman's Day, McCall's, Connecticut Home and Garden). Garden Writers Association awards for photography in 2001, 2004. 2007.
COMMENTS Can interpret your design or horticultural wantlist. Avid and knowledgeable gardener. Welcomes assignments. Can provide text, story development, field editing, location scouting. Good source of story ideas and garden features as well as individual images. Appreciates notification of upcoming projects to enable current coverage in appropriate season. If I don't have a garden subject on file, I know where to find it. All photos model- and property-released. $100 minimum use fee.
NONEDITORIAL SERVICES Experienced lecturer on horticulture and design. Current talks listed on Latest Coverage page. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for upcoming lecture schedule. Have been lecturing throughout the United States on my book, Designing with Elegant Silvers. For more information, go to www.timberpress.com and search by author or book title.
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