This is a portrait of forty of the best gardens in Dorset, from the intimate to the grand ranging over this timeless rural landscape of rolling hills, meadows, winterbournes and lush, well-wooded corners to the coast with its heathland, steep chines and spectacular cliffs.
Roger Lane came into photography through motor racing with sponsorship from Agfa Gevaert in the late 1960's. His images were subsequently used in magazines, books and promotional media.
We love having a nose around other people's gardens for relaxation and inspiration, and a delightful new book of Dorset gardens means we can continue to do so even when we're enjoying a typical British summer of driving rain and gale-force winds. Dorset photographer Roger Lane has put together a visual celebration of some of the country's finest gardens. From stately homes to unusual suburban plots, all 36 have been captured to their best advantage. Dorset Echo Book of the Month: Something here for everyone who loves Dorset. Dorset Life Plenty to delight in this photographic journey around 37 of the county's finest gardens. Outdoor Photography