Our photographers and film producers

Thanks to all contributors to the visuals on this website

Photographers

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 Winner: Alejandro Basterrechea

Alistair Cowan

  • Plant Portrait Winner: Alistair Cowan

Andrew Bulloch

  • Young Photographer Winner: Andrew Bulloch

Andrew Lavens

  • People's Choice Winner: Andrew Lavens

Brenda White

  • Rainforest Adventure
  • Wildflower meadow
  • Art General
  • RBGE Certificate in Practical Horticulture
  • RBGE Certificate in Botanical Illustration
  • RBGE Certificate in Herbology
  • RBGE Certificate in Field Botany
  • RBGE Certificate in Practical Hort
  • RBGE Diploma in Botanical Illustration
  • RBGE Diploma in Herbology
  • HND Hort with Plantsmanship
  • MSc
  • RBGE Cert Herbology
  • 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
  • Children collecting falling leaves on a sunny day
  • 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
  • School children digging in a plot in the Garden
  • School children sitting and standing on the grass and drawing
  • Two children smelling herbs in the Graden
  • Teddies and lunch laid out on the lawn for a Teddy Bear's Picnic
  • Teacher leading four children through the snow
  • A young girl looking through a gap in the branches of a tree
  • A teachers howing branches of a tree to children in the Garden on a sunny day
  • Children looking at ferns in the glasshouse
  • A teacher showing children a tree
  • Two girls looking a plants in the Garden
  • A teacher showing children cacti in a gasshouse
  • Different colours of felt
  • 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
  • A botanical painting of blue and red poppies
  • A group of people looking at plants on a sunny day
  • A group of people looking at plants outside with a teacher pointing at one
  • A woman crouching down taking a photo of snowdrops
  • A white open box of watercolour paints lying on a wooden desk
  • Collage - the Caledonian Hall now and in the 1900s

Clare Morter

  • Coelogyne cristata
  • Coelogyne flower
  • Amorphophallus titanum (titan arum)
  • Amorphophallus titanum flower
  • Amorphophallus titanum flower close up
  • Amorphophallus titanum flower
  • Flower bud before opening (2015)
  • Flower bud close up (2015)

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

David Wardrop White

  • Useful Plants Winner: David Wardrop-White

Des Callaghan

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

Eilidh Mitchell

  • Scahphium

François Tron

  • Spreading branches of Agathis montana framed against the sky
  • Dieback of Agathis montana foliage and branches

Gabriela Silveira

  • 2017 Overall Winner: Gabriela Silveira

Gail Finlayson

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

Gearoid Murphy

  • Dubh Lochans And Sphagnum Hummocks

George Swanson

  • Photo of a bench under a tree in the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

Geraldine Ewan

  • Logan Conservatory

Gunnar Keppel

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

Heather Lander

  • The Flow Country

Heather Woof

  • In the RBGE Winner: Heather Woof

Helen Pugh

  • Mother and son looking up at trees

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

  • Image of the red and yellow flower of Columnea antennifera
  • Image of orange flower of Gasteranthus_diverticularis
  • Image of 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

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

Lorna Fraser

  • Robyn Drinkwater

Lynsey Wilson

  • Edible Gardening Project

Mark Beautyman

  • 2017 Wildlife Winner

Mark Hughes

  • Begonia lecongkietii

Martin Gardner

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

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

  • Native woodland in autumn
  • Native woodland
  • Redwood Avenue
  • The Walled Garden in autumn

Peter Hollingsworth

  • Araucaria humboldtensis high altitude maquis
  • Araucaria open forest, New Caledonia
  • Araucaria forest, New Caledonia
  • Araucaria humboldtensis high altitude maquis
  • Open cast nickel mining, New Caledonia
  • Araucaria columnaris insular forest, New Caledonia
  • Open cast nickel mining, New Caledonia
  • Araucarias are often indicators of nickel deposits
  • Araucaria columnaris coastal forest, New Caledonia
  • Araucaria goroensis habitat in New Caledonia with Agathis ovata
  • Araucaria goroensis, an emergent, candelabra shaped conifer, New Caledonia

Peter Moonlight

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

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

RSPB

  • The Flow Country: Pool bogbean

Ruth Harker

  • Dicksonia antarctica
  • Cycas revoluta

Sandra Klaassen

  • Dahlia 'Simon Hopkins'
  • Tulipa 'Flaming Parrot'

Shannon Tofts

  • Diatom Slides (porcelain) - selected for Society of Scottish Artists Annual Exhibition at the Royal Scottish Academy 2016 and awarded the McCracken Pollok Prize.
  • Spirit Collection  (porcelain/acrylic) - selected for the Cheongju International Craft Biennale 2015. Awarded an Honourable Mention.
  • Sindora (porcelain) – vessel inspired by the fruits and seeds in the carpological collection
  • Herbarium Series (porcelain) - vessels with imagery inspired by herbarium specimens. 2017- present.
  • Specimen Jars  (porcelain) - installation of 13 jars selected for Society of Scottish Artists Annual Exhibition at the Royal Scottish Academy 2018.

Sophia Spurgin

  • Overall Winner & Abstract Winner: Sophia Spurgin
  • Abstract Winner: Sophia Spurgin
  • Photography Competition - Sophia Spurgin

SRIC

  • Thermal image of titan arum

Stephan M. Blank

  • Aproceros leucopoda elm sawfly

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
  • Closeup of cotyledons and new shoot of Abies seedlings in RBGE glasshouse

Wren Allen

  • Pinus edulis

Yoko Harada

  • Ginkgo biloba
  • Wisteria floribunda
  • Calliandra californica

Kirsty Wilson

  • Ligularia fischeri  in the rain garden (2019)
  • The Raingarden in 2019
  • Bee on Knautia arvensis

Diego_Alarcon

  • 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

Circamedia

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.