Alan & Linda Detrick Photography LLC

Images, web galleries, gardens and the photo world of Alan and Linda.

“All The Leaves Are Down…..’

 Gardeners are an optimistic forward looking group of people. No sooner does one season end and they are planning their garden for the next year. Photographers are similar. We finish shooting one season and we start planning where and what to shoot the next time. As I looked at my backyard yesterday, I noticed that [...]

The Oregon Garden

Linda and I arrived in Portland a few days before the start of the Garden Writers Association annual meeting in September. Our first stop was the Oregon Garden in Silverton, about two hours south of Portland. Only sevens years old, this garden has a ‘green; story to it. Silverton used to put town water into [...]

No Tripods Allowed

One of the special gardens visited at the recent Garden Writers Assoc. annual meeting in Portland this past September was the Portland Japanese Garden. This garden has a restrictive photography policy in regards to professional photographers taking images as well as the use of tripods. For a fee, they will allow professional photographers to photograph [...]

Macro Book from Timber published.

November 1, 2008 We have been talking about starting a blog but getting off the mark seemed daunting. The release of my new book Macro Photography for Gardeners and Nature Lovers pushed us into action. Over the years, many of the workshop students requested I do a book devoted to macro. I found out that [...]


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