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Welcome to a whole new world of creativity for floral photographers. 

Be inspired, grow creatively, improve technically, gain skills and build a stunning portfolio of work; every month.
Stop just taking the shots, and start calling them! 
Jump back into the driving seat of your own creative practise and super-charge your work with new ideas and direction. 

Join me, Sarah Gardner, and let's walk through each month together.
With my monthly Creative Publication pdf's you're free to work at your own pace, or join my Facebook group and share with other like-minded photographers.

Feel that magical spark of uprising creativity once again. 



Welcome to June 

June is the start of summer and as such creativity is bountiful.
This month I offer you a sensational issue full of creativity and brimming with colour. We take a look at roses in art and the use of a colour-wheel for styling

As well as 5x NEW creative prompts to get the most of this summer month.

 We'll be exploring in-situation locational shooting and I'm offering a complimentary 3x3 Photoshop .psd Smart Layer grid for the creation of your own 9 image summer display.  

$16.50 USD


Format: PDF Download only for home printing or digital reading.

PDF Publication size: 103MB / Plus 3x3 PSD Smart Layer Grid 3MB 
Full terms and conditions of sale apply 


You can purchase back issues individually or save when you purchase together in collections. To find out more click on the link below.

 Save when you buy in collections 

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Also included this month...

Join me for my 50th birthday celebratory garden-planting party.
Find out which David Austin rose I planted, plus explore and take part in five NEW monthly creative prompts. 


Colour is a go for summer
Also this month, learn about colour and how to work with vibrant, pastel and muted colours together. How to successfully carry colour across to backgrounds and styling choices.


Get into the grid of things 
Plus this month learn how to populate a 3x3 Photoshop Smart Layer grid to create your own display or portfolio pages. 

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Customer Reviews
(written in response to previous publications) 

Angelia wrote:
"It's beautifully designed and I love your photos. Seeing example is very helpful but the bonus in learning some Photoshop and how we may use these images for our portfolio".

Wendy wrote:
"Loved this publication. Sarah is an inspirational teacher and her style is simply beautiful". 

Carol wrote:
"Your choice of words made the reading sweet, delightful and picturesque."

Floyd wrote:
"I really enjoyed the publication especially interesting to read the information on journalling, craft and product photography. There was a flow to the whole publication. I thought the photographs were particularly beautiful."

Arlene wrote:
"It is a wonderful read and filled with inspiration. But most importantly, it is so well written, your choice of words was so carefully thought out which makes for delightful reading."

Louise wrote:
"Thank you Sarah for all your hard work, this is beautiful! I found your photography and prompts so inspiring."

Jenny wrote:
"The PDF is so inspirational and well put together, Sarah your artistic abilities shine through in every aspect and it's just want I signed up for to grow and learn. Thank you!'


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- The wait is almost over launching this summer -

Beyond the Lens 2nd Edition
Photoshop Action Collection for 202

Create beautifully, light filled enhanced, images with this new collection created from a mix of brand new Actions and some reprogrammed Actions from the
Beyond the Lens 
Original, Creative & Crystal collections.  

Bringing you better processing results for 2023

Actions take your images beyond what the camera alone can create, they'll enhance colour, light, clarity, and tonality. This collection is divided into Foundation Actions, Rescue Actions, Creative Actions, Lightfills and essential finishing Actions, all designed with professional excellence at their core. 

Create your own kind of beautiful with the new Beyond the Lens, 2nd Edition Action Collection.


Start creating your best portfolio today

I believe anyone can build a beautiful, coherent portfolio when they apply the concept of working in collections.
Find out more in my NEW free guide.

Sarah Gardner -  2023


Grab your free portfolio guide here

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Art Beyond the Lens Processing with Digital Textures
by Sarah Gardner


Explore the pages of my book and learn everything I know about working with digital textures. Follow step-by-step guides on how to apply and remove textures in Adobe Photoshop. 

Published by Focal Press in 2012 and available from Amazon, Waterstones and Barns and Noble.

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