Our photographers and film producers

Thanks to all contributors to the visuals on this website


Alan Watson Featherstone

  • Primary Araucaria forest, Nasampulli Reserve
  • Araucarias are an integral part of the Andean volcanic landscapes
  • Araucaria araucana, Nasampulli Reserve, Chile
  • Araucaria araucana, Nasampulli Reserve with Volcan Villarica in the background

Brenda White

  • Botanical Painting of Blue Poppies
  • Bringing your class to the Botanics
  • School class in the Garden
  • Self Guided Groups
  • Children in the Garden
  • Rainforest Adventure
  • Investigating Plants
  • Collecting Fallen Leaves
  • Discovering Fairy Wood
  • Discovering Windcatchers
  • Green Fairy
  • Green Fairy in Fairy Wood
  • Meet Grandpa in his Garden
  • Nursery Children Gardening
  • Sewing Seeds in Grandpa's Garden
  • Secrets of Trees
  • Exploring the Trees in the Garden
  • Learning the Necessities of Life
  • Learning the Secrets of Trees
  • Making Footprints in the Snow
  • Teddy Bear Picnic
  • Using Senses in the Garden
  • Art in the Garden
  • Digging For Victory
  • Discovering Scottish Trees
  • Exploring our Green Kingdom
  • Felting
  • Learning About Cacti
  • Learning about Pollinators
  • Rainforest Adventure
  • Discovering Herbarium Specimens
  • Learning about Cacti
  • Looking at Plant Adaptations
  • Plant Investigation
  • Secondary Pupils
  • Plant Taxonomy Day
  • Active Learning Outdoor Autumn CPD
  • Active Learning Outdoor Summer CPD
  • Active Learning Outdoor Winter CPD
  • Autumn CPD
  • Rainforest CPD
  • Teacher CPD Collecting Fallen Material
  • Teacher CPD Photographing Plants
  • Teacher CPD Viewing Flowers Up Close
  • 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

Clare Morter

  • Coelogyne cristata
  • Coelogyne flower
  • Amorphophallus titanum (titan arum)

Jamie Woodley (© Compton Verney)

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

Daniel Luscombe

  • Abies fraseri

Daophone Suddychanh

  • Glyptostrobus seedlings 6 months after germination

David Long

  • Taiwania forest, Gongshan, Yunnan

François Tron

  • Agathis montana
  • Agathis montana

Gabriela Silveira

  • 2017 Overall Winner: Gabriela Silveira

George Swanson

  • Adopt a bench - Edinburgh

Geraldine Ewan

  • Logan Conservatory

Gunnar Keppel

  • Podocarpus affinis
  • Podocarpus affinis sapling

Helen Pugh

  • Mother and son looking up at trees

Jackie Morris

  • The Lost Words: Dandelion

Lynsey Wilson

  • Edible Gardening Project

Mark Beautyman

  • 2017 Wildlife Winner

Mark Hughes

  • Begonia lecongkietii

Martin Gardner

  • Working with local landowners in Chile
  • Araucaria columnaris coastal forest, New Caledonia
  • Primary Araucaria forest, Nasampulli Reserve
  • Podocarpus orarius
  • Nickel mines, New Caledonia

Myriam Gaudeul

  • High altitude Araucaria maquis, Mt Humboldt, New Caledonia

Peter Clarke

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

Peter Hollingsworth

  • Araucaria goroensis, New Caledonia
  • Araucaria goroensis habitat with Agathis ovata
  • 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

Philip Thomas

  • Philip Thomas
  • Remnant Glyptostrobus pensilis trees
  • Glyptostrobus pensilis old growth forest
  • Amentotaxus yunnanensis
  • Old growth Glyptostrobus forest, Khammouane, Lao PDR
  • Preparing seed beds for Glyptostrobus restoration project
  • Remnant trees after clearing for rice cultivation

Robert Mill

  • Acmopyle pancheri female cones

Roger Hyam

  • Rob Cubey
  • Mark Newman

Stephan M. Blank

  • Aproceros leucopoda elm sawfly

Sybil Baldwin

  • Red squirrel
  • Dolphin Pond
  • Butterfly
  • Red squirrel
  • Ladybird

Tom Christian

  • Cupressus atlantica
  • Cupressus atlantica
  • Abies seedlings, RBGE glasshouse

Lorna Fraser

  • Robyn Drinkwater

John Clark

  • Columnea antennifera
  • Gasteranthus_diverticularis
  • Gasteranthus diverticularis

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.

Eilidh Mitchell

  • Scahphium

Yoko Harada

  • Ginkgo biloba
  • Wisteria floribunda
  • Calliandra californica

Wren Allen

  • Pinus edulis

Julia Blower

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

Jenny Bache

  • Iris pseudacorus
  • Rosa pimpinellefolia
  • Prunus spinosa

Sandra Klaassen

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

Gail Finlayson

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

Ruth Harker

  • Dicksonia antarctica
  • Cycas revoluta

Film producers


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



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