PHOTOGRAPHY for the Zen Garden
We are thrilled to share an ever-growing collection of stunning photographs by our talented members. It takes an amazing amount of patience, concentration and knowledge of the natural world to take pictures of bees or flowers or entire gardens. As gardeners, we can especially appreciate these artists with cameras, who inspire and delight us with their wonderful compositions.
Water – from an expert photographer and a very young poet — Sometimes the most wondrous things in the world are those that most people take for granted. Water may be a routine part of our daily lives, but we
An ant strolls through the flowers — Photographer Erik Mathre captures the colors, textures, and magic of a summer garden just after a rainfall. He describes this wonderful, whimsical photograph as “An ant’s beautiful after-rain stroll through the flowers”. Lovely
POINSETTIAS (Auchenflower) — Whether midwinter “clutches on the skirts of” December or June, we gardeners especially love the flowers that bloom in winter! The Australian poet Emily Bulcock celebrates the winter-blooming poinsettia in this poem from Auchenflower, a suburb of
Goldenbanner Sunset — Photographer Dan Bourque describes this wonderful composition of field and sky: “An incredible sunset over the Rocky Mountains blankets a field of beautiful goldenbanner flowers in central Colorado.” “Goldenbanner Sunset” – photograph by Dan Bourque “A wet