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About Marilyn Cornwell

Marilyn Cornwell I am a gardener and photographer living in the heart of wine country in the Niagara region. Niagara is a peninsula - with Niagara Falls on the east, Lake Erie on the south and Lake Ontario on the north. There's a lot to experience here for the gardener and photographer.

I like to explorer of all things visual. Two realms capture most of my attention. These are the magic and wonder of plants and gardens in the natural world and the everyday decays in the urban environment.

In the natural world, it is the Marvelling the Mushroom Series that draws attention to the macro landscapes and abstract images out of seemingly mundane things.

In the Garden Explorations Series, I capture the atmosphere, spirit, and beauty of a garden to preserve garden memories. I seek out the essence of plants and gardens throughout the seasons looking to express the details, colour, texture, pattern, rhythm and form.

My newest adventure is the Urban Extractions Series, I find abstract images in ordinary places that people ignore and pass by each day. These are dumpsters with blisters from chemicals and rust, underpaintings and overpaintings of graffiti and street signs, peeling paint in commercial and suburban settings, and anything rusty, crusty and falling to pieces.

Come see me regularly at my Blogs:

http://opengardensniagara.blogspot.ca
http://blog.marilyncornwell.com


Garden Speaking

I've been speaking to horticultural societies and garden clubs since 2009, when I started my second career in Photography. With an IT and management consulting career of more than 30 years, I am comfortable with public speaking and enjoy it. I bring enthusiasm and energy to well-organized presentations that have interesting themes and lots of quality pictures. Mind you, I don't jump up on the stage like Paul Zammit.

2015 Speaking Engagements

January 13, 2015 7:30pm - Streetsville Horticultural Society
From Snapshot to Great Shot

Find out the tips and techniques of floral and garden photography and enjoy photographs of beautiful flowers and wonderful gardens along the way. A variety of sizes and types of gardens are included. Included is my own garden story with my Toronto garden’s antique conservatory greenhouse shown through the seasons. There will be tips and techniques of floral and garden photography.

February 3, 2015 7:30 - Richmond Hill Garden Society
Great Public Gardens in Your Own Backyard

If you live within the Golden Horseshoe and surrounding Toronto area, you can visit more than 30 public gardens within easy driving distance. Get your schedules out, because you'll want to get to these glorious gardens that are right in your backyard.

April 1 2015 7:30pm - Etobicoke Horticultural Society
Great Romantic Gardens

Join garden explorer and photographer Marilyn Cornwell to experience all there is to the Romantic Garden. You will become aware of what makes a garden truly Romantic. Visit some of the great Romantic Gardens of North America. Dig deep into what makes a garden Romantic - from exquisite flowers such as roses, lilacs and lilies to beautiful rendezvous settings.