Saturday, June 6, 2009

I'm published!


Excuse me a minute while I gloat! I've had three photos published in a new gardening book. I've written articles for magazines in the past but this is the first time I've had my photographs in a book. Marie Harrison, a garden writer from northwest Florida, contacted me about a year ago and asked me about some of my photos for a book she was working on, "Flowering Shrubs and Small Trees for the South". I had completely forgotten about it until this week when she graciously sent me an autographed copy. My photos of Fountain Buddleia, Beauty Bush and Kerria were used. It was very exciting and the book looks great with detailed information on more than 100 flowering shrubs and small trees that grow well in the South. Thank you Marie for the book and for the opportunity!

35 comments:

  1. Congratulations. It looks like a book I will add to my many I'm reading at the moment. Beautiful photos and plants!

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  2. Your photography is always beautiful. Of course you've been published, why wouldn't you be?

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  3. Way to go Philip!! Congrats and I hope this leads to more publishing. You do take great photos. I so enjoy your blog.

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  4. Excellent and congratulations! You take beautiful pictures, it is nice that they will be shared with others through the book.

    Carol, May Dreams Gardens

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  5. That's great! You have every reason to be proud.

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  6. You are excused so just go right ahead an gloat away, Phillip! Bet I know what book will be on your coffee table.

    Don't go getting a big head now, remember we knew you before you became published :-)

    Seriously, this is a great beginning to what I hope will lead to even better things.

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  7. Oh, Phillip, congratulations!!! Now, your name is forever in a history of gardening! Your garden is beautiful - well, you've heard it many times, but it is true, and there is an evidence to that now - your pictures in that book! Go Phillip!!!

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  8. Wow, congratulations! That is exciting!

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  9. How exciting! You must be very proud. All of the pictures on your blog could/should be published.

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  10. You do shoot wonderfully. You should have a book published just from your blog alone.

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  11. That is cause for celebration, Phillip. I am very happy for you and hoping there will be more offers to come.

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  12. That is certainly great news. I'll be on the look out for that book.

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  13. Congratulations! That's wonderful! Your photos are, of course, so fantastic!

    Cameron

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  14. Good for you Phillip! I'm so proud! I'm not surprised though your are a very talented photog.--Randy

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  15. Congratulations--that's very exciting. The whole book looks interesting and worthwhile. I have a similar book for Michigan and it's a handy reference and fun book to browse for the photos. Um, I mean, for the articles.

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  16. Congratulations.
    You take some really good photos.
    www.lifeseedco.blogspot.com

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  17. Now it looks like we'll need to go hunting for a copy of the book that YOU have autographed!

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  18. Phillip, How delightful! I am so excited for youu...your photos are always wonderful...and it looks like it will be a helpful book for we southern gardeners! Gail

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  19. Congratulations, Phillip, on being published. I have always thought your photographs to be noteworthy.

    Jan
    Always Growing

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  20. How exciting and congratulations. Your photos are excellent and I loving checking in on your blog.

    Sandy

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  21. congratulations. looks like i need to expand my wish list.

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  22. That's awesome! Congratulations!!!

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  23. Congratulations on the booK! I will have to add this to my collection of reads this summer.

    Wonderful photography - it is great to have met you on Blogger!

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  24. Kudos Philip ... what a thrill! Enjoy the grand feeling ~ you deserve it!

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  25. Congratulations Phillip, how exciting. I must say you deserve it, your photos are top notch and your gardens are worth a book in their own right. (Consider that, a lovely book on a serene southern garden with lots of your photos.)
    Marnie

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  26. Hi Phillip, that is too cool! Your photos are always wonderful, and now they grace the pages of a lovely book. Many congrats! :-)
    Frances

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  27. Phillip, I'm so happy for you! It's is great to be published in a book. Maybe you'll write your own book one day and use all your own photographs.~~Dee

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  28. Congratulations! You always have great photographs.

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  29. The book looks beautiful, Phillip! Wanting your photos is proof that Marie Harrison has good taste ;-]

    Annie at the Transplantable Rose

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  30. Congratulations Phillip!! Your photography and writing are certainly worthy of publication in all formats!!

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