Read more about Isabel and Julian Bannerman's gardens in our article about their gardens.
Photography and plant life have a bit of common history simply because some of the camera’s earliest adopters had gardens of their own. The inventor of the modern photographic process, Henry Fox Talbot, was an English botanist whose first “photogenic drawings” in the 1830s included images of spindly wrack and other specimens from around his Wiltshire home, Lacock Abbey. (The estate figured in another photographic highlight when it stood in for Hogwarts in the Harry Potter movies.)
[Read about the plants of Harry Potter.]
Above: Isabel Bannerman’s Brionia Triple pigment print on bonded aluminium.