When designing gardens, don’t forget the power of architecture to frame inspiring shots. These two brick columns create the impression of a ‘window into the garden’. Windows such as this lead the eye to a certain aspect of the garden creating an additional sense of drama and interest in the garden.
One thing about his photo is that you want to instinctively go through the archway in order to see the whole garden.
It is a powerful technique to break up a garden into different rooms – keep creating different sections and layers of interest.
The other interesting thing about this photo is the contrast between light and darkness. The top of the archway is very dark and this serves as a contrast to the beautiful pink light of the apple blossome