Piece description from the artist
The New York Botanical Gardens are the home to numerous varieties of water lilies. I photographed these blue lotus flowers in bloom there during the month of August. The outdoor water lily ponds at the New York Botanical Gardens are among the best in the country. I suggest timing your visit in August to see the gorgeous water lilies in full bloom.
Barbara Markoff is a nature photographer, corporate art consultant, author, and educator residing in San Diego, California. When approaching her photographic subjects, she moves methodically seeking unique colors and patterns which represent the beauty and nuances of nature. Her work has two distinct styles which are Landscapes and macro imagery.
Barbara is a world traveler, and her photographs reflect the beauty and uncluttered designs found in nature. Her work can be found in many corporate and healthcare collections in California.
She holds a BFA in Ceramics and a MA in Art Therapy. As an art consultant, Barbara focuses on placing artwork in healthcare environments to add solace, alleviate stress, and promote healing. She is the author of the book "Becoming An Art Consultant, The Handbook for Corporate Art Consultation," which is available on Amazon. Barbara teaches classes on the subject of art consultation at the West Coast Art and Frame Expo, the premier venue for picture framing education in the United States.