Alan & Linda Detrick Photography LLC

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

Seeing Gardens (Sam Abell)

In 2000, National Geographic published Seeing Gardens by Sam Abell. It covers thirty years of travel around the world. For those who don’t know, Sam is a world class photographer for NG. The book won the highest honors at that years GWA awards.¬† At first glance, the book surprised me. I was anticipating image upon [...]

Point & Shoot

Last week I did an interview for AP (Associated Press) and a podcast with Joe Lamp’l( ¬†podcast #7 ) relating to my book Macro Photography from Timber Press. Besides macro photography, garden photography in general was discussed. What was interesting in this regard, is that in both cases we talked about using a Point [...]

Work & Play

During the course of our busy season, we spend most of the time photographing our clients needs as well as adding images to our stock library. It may be swimming pools, stone walls, design, or structure for the landscape architects and designers. For the stock collection, we look to add images of plants and how [...]

Sunrise, sunset

Lighting is the critical component in garden images. Usually early and late in the day are the best times to be in the gardens doing your photography. But what is early or late? Years ago the Detrick family had a reunion in Georgia. After the reunion, Linda and I decided to visit the Atlanta Botanical [...]


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