Our photographers and film producers

Thanks to all contributors to the visuals on this website


Alan Watson Featherstone

  • Primary Araucaria forest, Nasampulli Reserve
  • Araucarias with volcano in the background in the Chilean Andes
  • Snow covered Araucaria araucana, Nasampulli Reserve, Chile
  • Araucaria araucana, Nasampulli Reserve with Volcan Villarica in the background

Alejandro Basterrechea

  • Fragile Landscape in winter

Alistair Cowan

  • Close up of a thistle flower

Andrew Bulloch

  • Landscape view in Perthshire

Andrew Lavens

  • Bee on a flower

Antje Ahrends

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Brenda White

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  • A group of people looking at plants on a sunny day
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  • A woman crouching down taking a photo of snowdrops
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  • Someone pressing an orange
  • A school group walking in the Botanics
  • A school class waling across a lawn in the Garden
  • A group walking in the Botanics on a sunny day
  • Children looking happy in the Garden
  • Children learning in the glasshouses
  • Young adults learning about plants in the classroom
  • A young girl walking in the Garden, holding a sheet of paper and a basket
  • Two children having fun with windcatchers on an autumnal day
  • A lady dressed as a green fairy with wings and a headband made of green leaves
  • Children looking and listening to the green fairy in a woodland area
  • Two ladies looking at a puppet
  • Two nursery childrenlloking at plants in the sunshine
  • Three children sewing seeds
  • A young girl looking through a gap in the branches of a tree
  • Children with a teacher in the Garden
  • A teachers howing branches of a tree to children in the Garden on a sunny day
  • A young girl looking through a gap in the branches of a tree
  • Teacher leading four children through the snow
  • Teddies and lunch laid out on the lawn for a Teddy Bear's Picnic
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  • School children sitting and standing on the grass and drawing
  • School children digging in a plot in the Garden
  • A teacher showing children a tree
  • Children looking at ferns in the glasshouse
  • Different colours of felt
  • A teacher showing children cacti in a gasshouse
  • Two girls looking a plants in the Garden
  • Rainforest Adventure
  • A scientist showing scondary school pupils some herbarium specimens
  • A teacher pointing to some cacti
  • Secondary school pupils looking at plants in a glasshouse
  • Secondary school pupils investigating plants in the classroom
  • Secondary pupils laughing in a line behind each other writing in notebooks on each other's backs
  • Pupils sitting round tables watching a presentation in a large room
  • Teachers standing in a circle learning outdoors
  • Teachers standing in a semicircle in front of a pink shrub in the Garden
  • Four teachers looking at plants, one with a clipboard and one with a basket
  • Cones lying on grass
  • Teachers looking at ferns and making notes
  • Teacher collecting fallen material off the ground
  • Teacher photographing pink flowers
  • Teacher viewing flowers up close with a handlens
  • Wildflower meadow
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  • RBGE Certificate in Practical Horticulture
  • RBGE Certificate in Herbology
  • RBGE Certificate in Practical Hort
  • Collage - the Caledonian Hall now and in the 1900s
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Clare Morter

  • Coelogyne cristata
  • Coelogyne flower
  • Amorphophallus titanum flower
  • Flower bud close up (2015)
  • Amorphophallus titanum flower close up
  • Amorphophallus titanum flower
  • Amorphophallus titanum (titan arum)
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Daniel Luscombe

  • Dense stand of living and dead Abies fraseri trees

Daophone Suddychanh

  • Glyptostrobus seedlings 6 months after germination

David Kelly

  • Infiltrometer

David Long

  • Taiwania forest on steep slopes, Gongshan, Yunnan

David Purvis

  • Short Course Cover
  • Close up of Rhododendron neriiflorum

David Wardrop White

  • Funny image of two carrots joined together

Des Callaghan

  • Sphagnum palustre
  • Marsh flapwort (Jamesoniella Undulifolia)
  • Sphagnum Capillifolium Var. Rubellum
  • Sphagnum Compactum
  • Sphagnum Cuspidatum
  • Sphagnum Denticulatum
  • Sphagnum Flexuosum
  • Sphagnum Papillosum
  • Sphagnum Pulchrum
  • Sphagnum Quinquefarium
  • Sphagnum Strictum Glen Cassley
  • Sphagnum Subnitens
  • Sphagnum Subnitens Var. Subnitens Roydon Common
  • Sphagnum Warnstorfi
  • Sphagnum palustre var. centrale

Eilidh Mitchell

  • Scaphium

François Tron

  • Dieback of Agathis montana foliage and branches
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Gabriela Silveira

  • 2017 Overall Winner: Gabriela Silveira

Gail Finlayson

  • Clematis 'Doctor Ruppel'
  • Clematis 'Fairy Blue'

Gearoid Murphy

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George Swanson

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Geraldine Ewan

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Gunnar Keppel

  • Foliage of Podocarpus affinis growing on Mt Tomanivi, Fiji
  • Foliage of Podocarpus affinis sapling

Heather Lander

  • The Flow Country

Heather Woof

  • Close up of a green leaf

Helen Pugh

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Ivar Leidus

  • A Bombus Pascuorum and a Bombus Bohemicus on a Cirsium Heterophyllum

Jackie Morris

  • The Lost Words: Dandelion

Jacqui Pestel

  • Flower close-up (2015)

Jamie Woodley (© Compton Verney)

  • The Lost Words - child
  • kingfishers
  • Hare
  • The Lost Words book cover
  • Lost Words logo

Jenny Bache

  • Iris pseudacorus
  • Rosa pimpinellefolia
  • Prunus spinosa

John Clark

  • The red and yellow flower of Columnea antennifera
  • Orange flower of Gasteranthus diverticularis
  • Orange-red flower of Gasteranthus diverticularis

John Wright Studio

  • View To Ben Loyal

Julia Blower

  • Hosta 'Great Expectations'
  • Hosta 'Indepencence'
  • Fraxinus excelsior

Kate Armstrong

  • Ye Khe Sap camp - Myanmar

Kevin Arrowsmith

  • RSPB Lookout Tower

Levon Biss

  • Paris Peacock butterfly
  • Tricoloured Jewel Beetle
  • Longhorned Beetle
  • Orchid Cuckoo Bee
  • Pleasing Fungus Beetle
  • Tricolored Jewel Beetle
  • Tricoloured Jewel Beetle

Lorna Fraser

  • Robyn Drinkwater

Lorne Gill SNH

  • Scots pines at Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve
  • Sundew and Sphagnum-Moss - Credit Lorne Gill SNH

Lynsey Wilson

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Mark Beautyman

  • 2017 Wildlife Winner

Mark Hughes

  • Begonia lecongkietii

Martin Gardner

  • ICCP staff working with local landowners in Chile
  • Araucaria columnaris coastal forest, New Caledonia
  • Primary Araucaria forest, Nasampulli Reserve
  • Red and green female cones of Podocarpus orarius
  • Nickel mines, New Caledonia

Myriam Gaudeul

  • High altitude Araucaria maquis, Mt Humboldt, New Caledonia

Neil Jarvie

  •  Kathy Hinde’s Deep Listening Soundscapes
  •  Kathy Hinde’s Deep Listening Soundscapes
  •  Kathy Hinde’s Water Balance
  •  Kathy Hinde’s Water Balance
  • Heather Lander's  Do Not Disturb || The Permanence of Fragility
  • Heather Lander's  Do Not Disturb || The Permanence of Fragility
  • Heather Lander's  Do Not Disturb || The Permanence of Fragility
  • Kathy Hinde's Chirp & Drift
  •  Kathy Hinde’s Water Balance
  • Heather Lander's  Do Not Disturb || The Permanence of Fragility
  • Heather Lander's  Do Not Disturb || The Permanence of Fragility
  • Kathy Hinde’s Skylark Walk
  • Kathy Hinde’s Skylark Walk
  • Kathy Hinde’s Skylark Walk
  • Hannah Imlach's Fieldwork & Flow Country Sculpture Series

Paul Turner

  •  Flows Pool System

Peter Clarke

  • The Walled Garden in autumn
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Peter Hollingsworth

  • Araucaria goroensis, an emergent, candelabra shaped conifer, New Caledonia
  • Araucaria open forest, New Caledonia
  • Araucaria forest, New Caledonia
  • Araucaria humboldtensis high altitude maquis
  • Open cast nickel mining, New Caledonia
  • Open cast nickel mining, New Caledonia
  • Araucarias are often indicators of nickel deposits
  • Araucaria columnaris coastal forest, New Caledonia
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Peter Moonlight

  • Diastema fimbratiloba (Moonlight & J.L.Clark), a species of Amazonian Gesneriaceae
  • Amorphophallus titanum flower (2015)

Philip Thomas

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  • Remnant Glyptostrobus pensilis trees at the edge of a rice paddy
  • Field staff linking hands around old growth Glyptostrobus pensilis tree
  • Underside of the foliage of Amentotaxus yunnanensis showing bright white stomatal bands and red cones
  • Old growth Glyptostrobus forest, Khammouane, Lao PDR
  • Preparing seed beds for Glyptostrobus restoration project
  • Remnant Glyptostrobus trees after clearing for rice cultivation

Rob Dewar

  • Cicerbita alpina flower

Robert Mill

  • Dark purple Acmopyle pancheri female cones

Roger Hyam

  • Rob Cubey
  • Mark Newman


  • The Flow Country: Pool bogbean

Ruth Harker

  • Dicksonia antarctica
  • Cycas revoluta

Sandra Klaassen

  • Tulipa 'Flaming Parrot'

Shannon Tofts

  • Diatom Slides (porcelain)
  • Spirit Collection  (porcelain/acrylic)
  • Sindora (porcelain)
  • Herbarium Series (porcelain)
  • Specimen Jars  (porcelain)

Sophia Spurgin

  • Abstract view of a succulent plant
  • Abstract view of a succulent plant
  • Photography Competition - Sophia Spurgin


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Stephan M. Blank

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Sybil Baldwin

  • Red squirrel
  • Dolphin Pond
  • Bird
  • Bird
  • Butterfly
  • Red squirrel
  • Ladybird
  • Red Squirrel collecting nuts

Tom Christian

  • Snowcapped Atlas mountains with Cupressus atlantica branches in foreground
  • Snowcapped Atlas mountains with Cupressus atlantica branches in foreground
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Wren Allen

  • Pinus edulis

Yoko Harada

  • Ginkgo biloba
  • Wisteria floribunda
  • Calliandra californica

Kirsty Wilson

  • The Raingarden in 2019
  • Ligularia fischeri  in the rain garden (2019)
  • Camellia x williamsii 'Bow Bells'
  • Erythronium dens-canis
  • Fritillaria assyriaca
  • Hacquetia epipactus
  • Pink flowers of Magnolia campbellii 'Charles Raffill'
  • Rhododendron fulvum ssp. fulvum
  • Hepatica nobilis
  • Magnolia sprengeri var. elongata
  • Iris aucheri 'Guner's Blue'
  • Alsophila cunninghamii
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  • Bee on Knautia arvensis


  • Looking up the trunk of a massive, old Fitzroya cupressoides tree in southern Chile

Nye Hughes

  • A linocut print in black and white with associated tools beside it
  • RBGE Conservation Scientist Dr Aline Finger Planting Alpine Blue Sowthistle At Braemar

Sharon Tingey

  • Illustration of 4 fruits in a row, raspberry, blackberry, strawberry and a cherry

Stephen Whitehorne

  • A yellow tree on a stark background with a hill in the distance

Film producers


The time lapse photography used on the home page is kindly supplied by Michael Brooks Film and Photography - Circamedia



Always Be Content

The drone footage of the four Gardens was created by Always Be Content.