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Connecting to the secret language of flowers through his camera lens, photographer joSon creates an intimate portrait of flowers and displays their beauty in the simplest forms. On display until April 30, 2015 at the San Francisco Botanical Garden, this photography exhibit shows flowers up close to remind you of the beauty they quietly possess.
Take in 100 years of American landscape architecture and celebrate the enduring nature of gardens all in one day! The Library of American Landscape History’s new exhibit in New York features 10 landscapes photographed by some of the best in historic architectural photography.
After years of photographing beautiful landscapes, professional photographer Dona Kopol Bonick decided to put her camera down and create her own frame-worthy garden with her husband at their Napa, Calif. home. She shares with us the transformation from a horse pasture to now a blooming garden ready to have a Pinot Noir vineyard planted.
Wanting to share and explore his love for the trees of the Botanical Garden and Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, photographer Stephen Kane’s Trees Love Light exhibit captures trees in varying stages of light, leaving a feeling of enchantment and appreciation for the light they hold from within.
Interested in taking photographs of your garden this winter? Here are 5 tips from garden photographer Karen Bell about how to best capture your plants in all of their snowy glory. If you're near the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, check out her photography classes starting in February 2014.
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Illustrator and photographer Sarah Rosado reveals the hidden aesthetic potential of soil.

 

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An upcoming exhibit at the Missouri Botanical Garden by photographer Caren Alpert shows images of common foods taken with an electron microscope.
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Artist Jessica Rath has worked with apple breeders and archivists to create ceramic and photographic works that consider the the beauty, diversity, and existential dilemma of the apple: how do apples propagate, and how do varieties survive? Her exhibit, "take me to the apple breeder," is at the Pasadena Museum of California Art through February 24. 
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In fashion models and roses alike, British photographer David Sims finds beauty in imperfection. His book features floral portraits with flaws. Sepia-tinged leaves, wrinkled petals, splayed anthers and dehiscent stamens—like the disheveled models, were it not for their imperfections, the rose portraits would not be nearly as memorable.
Photographer Klaus Enrique has revived a Renaissance classic: the surreal botanical portraits of 16th-century Milanese painter Guiseppe Arcimboldo—now, rendered through the lens, not the brush. A modern perspective gives the work new meaning: rather than "From what far off land did that gourd arrive?" we ask "Is that a hybrid or an heirloom?" Instead of "The painter is nuts," we think "The photographer must eat very healthy." 
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