Buscot Park is the home of Lord Faringdon, who looks after the property on behalf of The National Trust and Light & Land are extremely grateful to Lord Faringdon for giving us ‘exclusive’ access to the gardens for our workshop.
The name given to the Buscott Park gardens is the ‘The pleasure gardens’ which were begun in the 18th C and are a photographic treat to explore. We are sure that there will be much ‘photography pleasure’ to be had within this magical place and amidst some of the wonderful features around the gardens
Many a landscape photographer will be drawn to water and Buscott Park does not disappoint.
There are numerous discoveries, be they intimate or grand, for the landscape photographer and in particular, the Peto Water Garden known for its delicate cascading pools; many an hour could be spent here observing and photographing the ever changing character of the waters behavior.
For the lovers of symmetry, the five tree-lined avenues radiate from the east end of the mansion. with ‘vanishing points’ that will provide the photographer with much creative enjoyment as they play with design and dart like triangles.
In the “Swinging Garden”, we will find Egyptian sculptures with a faux pyramid and a sundial on the far end. There is an abundance of photography potential here in Buscott Park.
Throughout the gardens, we will be offered numerous varieties of flowers in superb designs of repeating shapes and patterns.
Water is the thing at Buscott Park and with the privacy that we have been granted, we can look forward to a wonderful day of photography.
Charlie is widely regarded as the doyen of English landscape photographers. His style combines graphic finesse with an almost spiritual quality of calm and serenity. His distinctive treatment of historic Mediterranean landscapes in particular is instantly recognisable. Charlie is also...