Russ Martin "Hosta Project" - an exploration of the common landscape plant. "I have been working on this now for about three years. There is no end in sight as new pathways keep revealing themselves. I find photographing plants contemplative and personally rewarding. Recently, images from "The Hosta Project" have won:
2009 First Place Nature Non Pro, The Prix de la Photographie Paris, PX3
2009 First Place Nature/Flowers, Non-Pro, The International Photography Awards, The Lucies
2009 First Place, Reader's Gallery, B+W Magazine (UK), November
2009 Third Place Portfolio, International Garden Photographer of the Year, London,
2008 First Place Nature/Flowers, Non-Pro, The International Photography Awards, The Lucies
2008 Gold Award, Plants/Flowers, Black and White Magazine, Single Image Contest".
more form Russ Martin here: www.RussAndMarciaMartin.com