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Everything’s coming up roses

I have long had an enduring love affair with the rose. Indeed, so much so that over 20 years ago, I married my wonderful husband on a hot summer’s day, the air heavy with the intoxicating perfume of old fashioned heritage roses, in the beautiful Nancy Steen Garden here in Auckland. A year or two […] Read more…

Nature photographs of Eliot Porter

The pioneering landscape photography of Eliot Porter

If you have a fondness for taking photographs of lichen-covered stones, the bark on a tree trunk, falling leaves in Autumn or any other nature image, then like myself, you owe a debt to American photographer Eliot Porter (1901-1990). Widely emulated today, Porter was a pioneer of colour photography at a time when serious photographers […] Read more…