Freeman Patterson has written ten books. He has received many awards including a 2001 Lifetime Achievement Award from the North American Nature Photography Association, and the 2003 Miller Britten Award for Excellence in the Visual Arts.
Glorious images and personal reflections remind us all why we love nature. Dramatic photographs... highly sentimental and personal... most of the important details are contained in the lush images. Reminds the gardener what it's all about, the very reason to garden... a grander view that can renew and inspire.--Janice Shumake"Charleston Post and Courier" (11/09/2003) Dream-inspiring pictures and thought-provoking essays... I find myself looking at my garden and my photography in a new way.--Jan Riggenbach"Milwaukee Journal Sentinel" (12/14/2003) This is a book for those who love fine art, photography, gardening, nature and joy.--Jodi DeLong"Halifax Chronicle-Herald" (04/27/2003) Patterson writes eloquently and evocatively ... This is truly a lovely book.--Sherry A. Firing"Globe and Mail" (04/26/2003) Reflective, informative and easy to read... a pleasure to read and examine.--Robert Howard"Hamilton Spectator" (09/18/2003) For an afternoon of absolute fantasy, curl up with "The Garden," by Freeman Patterson.--Lynn Carey"Contra Costa Times" (02/28/2004) Freeman Patterson reminds the gardener what it's all about, the very reason to garden... He captures a grander view that can renew and inspire--Janice Shumake"Charleston Post and Courier" (11/09/2003) The Garden is wise, evocative, sensitive, spiritual and glowing in its photographic diversity.--Lou Jacobs Jr."The Rangefinder" (06/01/2005)